"Your Guide to the Idiom of Mass Delusion."
speaker: "We don't have the votes."
definition: "We don't want the votes."
alternatively: "Thank God we don't have the votes."
sometimes, implied: "Careful, or we may find we have the votes."
One who suffers from the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happier than someone else (alternatively, more capable than someone else; also more worthy than someone else)