Harriet Miers Withdraws Her Name
. . . from consideration for the US Supreme Court. Remarkable, isn't it, that the sacred principle of "giving every nominee a fair up-or-down vote on the floor of the Senate" should be discarded the moment Bush offers a nominee who appears to fail the political correctness tests of the extreme right? One might almost be tempted to accuse the wingers of hypocrisy, if we didn't know how seriously they take their Christian ethics . . .