PATTERICO ON MIERS: “I just don’t think we can afford to take chances any more.”
Radley Balko: “Judicial nominations, especially to the Supreme Court, were supposed to be the fruit, the reward to President Bush’s supporters for biting down and bearing the spending, the entitlements, and the growth of government. This should have been the bold pick, the Janice Rogers Brown, the pick that makes Democrats cringe, and that sets the court off on a new course.”
PoliPundit has questions. I don’t know that the Gore-donation thing is a big deal — after all, I worked for Gore in 1988. Then again, I’d probably be unacceptable to the Bush base as a Supreme Court nominee, too . . . .