A Question About Bipartisanship

| Wed Feb. 4, 2009 3:35 PM EST | Scheduled to publish Wed Feb. 4, 2009 3:35 PM EST

If you can't buy a vote on the stimulus package by giving a guy a cabinet secretaryship, how can you do it? And is this a sign that no matter how Obama reaches out to congressional Republicans, they are going to oppose him in order to make him and his promises of a new bipartisan era in Washington look foolish?