As usual, Bob Laszewski has it right again.
Obama is stuck between a rock and a very hard place. If reform fails, or becomes too compromised, the left may never forgive, not after his campaigning, and initial statements on the importance of health reform.
On Bob's BLOG HERE:
He talks about the two options available to the President. Neither are very appealing, and Bob is right, both have serious possibly political consequences, not only for the President, but perhaps for the entire Democratic Party.
I imagine the conversations in the Oval Office are quite heated indeed.