May 21, 2007

A FORMULA FOR understanding the immigration bill.

The math doesn't seem to be working, though: "Fewer than 20 senators are publicly committed to supporting the immigration deal that hits the Senate floor today while nearly 40 are already opposed or have serious concerns, underscoring how difficult it will be for President Bush and his allies to craft a coalition that can pass the bill. " More evidence that this is a case of political ineptitude at work, something underscored by the Democrats' sitting this out.