October 5th, 2005

Just When You Think You've Seen It All

Now, after a long darkness, cometh the dawn:

"The president's ‘argument’ for her [Harriet Miers, Bush’s nominee for the vacant Supreme Court position] amounts to: Trust me.

"There is no reason to, for several reasons. He has neither the inclination nor the ability to make sophisticated judgments about competing approaches to construing the Constitution. Few presidents acquire such abilities in the course of their pre-presidential careers, and this president particularly is not disposed to such reflections."

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Are these the disdainful, disprespectful words of a bleeding heart Liberal?

Nope. George F. Will, bow-tied, bespectacled mega-intellectual of the Republican Right, on today’s editorial page of The Washington Post.

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BTW, novel progress update:

Twenty chapters completed. Word count: 86,959