Monday, October 03, 2005


Why Harriet Miers?
This underwhelming nomination seems to reflect (1) Bush's current political weakness and (2) his propensity to reward loyalty. As Atrios points out, she is not a nominee who will lead any triumphalist parades. Her's is not what one would call a legacy nomination meant to put Bush's stamp on the Court.
No spicy wingnuts here: Miers has all the excitement of a chicken casserole at a potluck supper.


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