Now Let's Just Try To Keep Some Promises
Thankfully the "doomed from the beginning," nomination of Harriet Miers is over.
Unfortunately GW Bush tried to break another political promise and this time his base, those that worked so hard for him, said "enough is enough."
The opposition to Miers was not, as the administration elitists would have you believe, about sexism or elitism. Those were just all excuses made up by some folks that made a mistake and lost the idiological high ground. As we have seen over the last ten years, the idiological low ground is not a good place to be.
So now we are back. Back at looking at nominees. Some things for Bush to consider this time around. First is, remember the promise you made to the American people while running for office. You said "I will appoint justices in the line of Scalia and Thomas." Sorry Mr. President but is it too much to think that you meant it?
Point number two to consider is that now the base is as united as it ever has been. Now is the time to enter into a battle of ideas.
So, as noted over on my blog NWRepublican the rumor mill is sending out two names. They are:
Now, check the intellectual background of these two fellas. There is some firepower there.