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Will Dems Euthanize ObamaCare?

There seems to be a growing debate as to whether Blue Dog Democrats actually exist. I think there are some but mostly they're just liberals from conservative districts. But never the less, R.S. McCain points out that whether or not they're "fiscally conservative" or not any delay is good for our side in the healthcare debate. And I think it's a good argument:

"The term 'fiscally conservative Democrat' is an oxymoron," says Monique Stuart, who has a point. The Blue Dogs are the Oxymoron Caucus, but they are important enough to Nancy Pelosi that they were able to delay the ObamaCare onslaught:

A group of fiscally conservative House Democrats announced Wednesday they had reached a deal with the chamber’s Democratic leaders on a bill that would revamp the nation's health care system.

Rep. Mike Ross of Arkansas, speaking for four of the Blue Dog Democrats on the House Energy and Commerce Committee, said Wednesday that the agreement called for the panel to begin debating the bill later in the day, but for the full House not to vote until after the August recess.
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