Monday, October 03, 2005

No Worries.

It seems no one is really happy over Harriet Miers for the Supreme Court. Some are concerned about her past political contributions to Democrats, but she has given to Republicans as well. It is not unusual for law firms to pass the hat, so to speak, for all candidates. I don't think that tells us much. David Frum has worked with her and says she is "a lovely person: intelligent, honest, capable, loyal, discreet, dedicated ... I could pile on the praise all morning." He is just concerned that there is no proof that she is a legal conservative.

Well, isn't that the point??? Bush is forced to put up stealth candidates because the Democrats will tear into anyone who has a record on their "sacred" abortion rights and other "hot button" issues. David Frum also makes the case that there were far more qualified candidates to choose from.

I don't blame Bush at all for these choices. I also just don't buy that she is not a conservative. Does anyone really believe that Bush doesn't know how the candidates he chooses feels about the "hot button" issues??? Of course he knows. And given how he feels about these issues, I don't think for one minute that he would nominate someone who didn't feel as strongly as he does.

No worries.