Where's the bounce?

“It’s pretty clear to me that public opinion is arrayed against the plan. And among swing voters, opinion is even more against the plan,” said Doug Schoen, a Democratic pollster who raised hackles at the White House recently by making dire predictions about the impact of health care reform’s passage. “I don’t think there’s any evidence it will be good politically, except for maybe some marginal impact firing up the base…..Them’s the facts.”

The White House declined to comment for this story. But in the days before health reform passed in the House, Obama’s pollster Joel Benenson said the support for the plan was on the upswing. Benenson also attacked claims that most Americans oppose the health care bill as a “Republican myth.”…

“I don’t think there’s going to be a rebound and I don’t think there’s going to be a bounce,” said Tom Jensen of North Carolina-based Public Policy Polling. “I don’t know why Bill Clinton is out there saying there’ll be a ten point bounce.”