Vote-Counting May Mean Nothing

Jillian Bandes
|
Posted: Mar 19, 2010 8:26 AM
Pelosi said just yesterday that "We feel very strong about where we are,” in terms of Democrats gaining enough votes to pass Obamacare. The count isn't there — most observers still say the Speaker has fallen short in gaining the requisite 216 "ayes." But if she's going forward with the vote on Sunday, there's got to be some measure of confidence that's motivating her. It would be bizarre for something of this importance to be a total bluff.