Let's look at the poker hand we've been dealt on health care reform. Democrats have now officially gone from "pot committed" to "all in." The stakes, to be blunt, have been raised until they are as high as they can go.
Might I take a moment to remind everyone that Cheney currently does not have a job? So why should I, or anyone, care about his approval rating? Nancy Pelosi, by contrast, is serving in a non-imaginary capacity.
November wasn't a particularly good month for President Obama in the polls. Not disastrous by any means, but not very cheerful either. For the first time, Obama's numbers flirted with going below 50 percent.