As everyone knows by now, President Bush has nominated Harriet Miers, the White House counsel, to fill Sandra Day O’Connors slot on the Supreme Court.
I’m willing to assume, for the moment, that she is a solid conservative and will be an acceptable justice. It still seems that this was a politically foolish pick, one which will allow the Democrats to continue their cronyism line of attacks, while at the same time failing to rally Bush’s base to his side.
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