Well, that's what it feels like, with some Democratic Senators oh-so-gently suggesting that perhaps, just perhaps, this is not the right time to attempt to cram through cap & trade legislation.
Climate Change Measure Should Be Set Aside, U.S. Senators Say
Climate legislation would require 60 votes in the Senate. Most Republicans have said they oppose the cap-and-trade measure, and at least 15 of the Senate’s 60-member Democratic majority have said the House-passed version would hurt the economy and needs to be revamped to win their support.