The New York Times article this morning that lays out Harriet Miers’ “murder board” prep sessions for her upcoming confirmation grillings, er, hearings, could not be an accurate portrayal of what is taking place.
If it is, then things are so much worse than we thought. Miers requires much more preparation than Roberts did, particularly on the “big picture” Constitutional issues.
And it isn’t just Miers who is receiving bad press up on Capitol Hill, by the way. Sen. Dan Coats is not earning any points for his performance as Miers’s mentor on the Hill. While confidences will not be broken, Coats earlier this week met with a select group of social conservatives on the Senate side and did little to help the Miers nomination.
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?