Why am I a cranky blogger? Because this has happened 1-2 times a week for the last five years :
Democrats : We’re going to do something about that horrible thing the Republicans are doing
Me : Yay! Give ’em hell!
Democrats : Nevermind. We didn’t have enough votes.
Of course for these wimpy Dems, this criticism is just seen as the ranting of a vitriolic blogger who’s looking for something to complain about, but one would hope that they could be honest enough with themselves to notice that the disappointment is based on criteria that they set up for themselves. If you keep promising to do something that you’re unable or unwilling to do, then you’re going to keep looking like a failure.