Tag: Harriet-Miers

  • Either National Review Reads Andy(I)’s Site

    …or great minds think alike. Matthew J. Franck on the Miers nomination: “It all could have been a strategy. It wasn’t. But it would have worked as one.”

  • A Bit Late – Opposing The Miers Nomination, Or: I AM The Base, Jive Turkey!

    Well, I had a really lovely piece cooking on the Miers nomination but it looks like it won’t be necessary now. Thanks to an IM from Brad, I was alerted to Miers’ withdrawal. I skipped over to CNN.com and was greeted with this alert: “Reluctantly” – I’ll bet. Hooray for the conservative side of the…

  • New Scandal Looms On Horizon For Embattled Whitehouse: Staffers Accused Of “Astroturfing” Miers Nomination

    WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — A new wrinkle has emerged in the growing battle over President Bush’s Supreme Court nominee Harriet Miers, sending an already troubled White House reeling. White House staffers stand accused of attempting to “astroturf” an online poll showing massive opposition to the Miers nomination. Blogger N.Z. Bear, who has been soliciting endorsements…

  • More Conservative Miers Reax

    The conservative reactions to the President’s pick of Harriet Miers for Assoicate Justice continue to roll in, prime among which is George Will’s acerbic column from this morning, which began thusly: Senators beginning what ought to be a protracted and exacting scrutiny of Harriet Miers should be guided by three rules. First, it is not…

  • Positive Miers Reax

    While I’ve certainly been down on the President’s selection of Harriet Miers to be the next Supreme Court Justice, there have been those on the right who are willing to view the whole affair in a more positive light. Beldar, in particular, has been verbose on the issue, rebutting the cronyism claims, spanking National Review…

  • Someone Stole My President And Replaced Him With An Alien Clone Intent On Destroying The Republican Base

    Or, at the very least, that’s what I think has to have happened for him to nominate Harriet Miers to the SCoTUS. Reactions have been mixed with a decidedly negative tone, from profound disappointment to saying the White House is stuck on stupid to calling it a rope-a-dope to a real diversity play to outright…