Evidently, the votes are just not there to pass the Democrats' health care bill out of committee. Reuters reports that the
House of Representatives Energy and Commerce Committee has canceled its Tuesday debate and vote on healthcare legislation but has kept a Wednesday meeting on its schedule.
Rahm Emanuel will no doubt be buying some dead fish to send to the Blue Dog Democrats who oppose the massive increase in the federal budget deficit this bill would entail. With President Obama paying tribute to the popularity of Susan Boyle, one can say that the bloom is off the rose when it comes to Obama's momentum.