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Grasping at Straws

You know the Miers nomination is in trouble when the President’s wife plays the sexism card.  From the Washington Post (rr, HT—Drudge):

First lady Laura Bush
joined her husband in defending his nominee to the U.S. Supreme
Court on Tuesday and said it was possible some critics were
being sexist in their opposition to Harriet Miers.

"That’s possible, I think that’s possible," Mrs. Bush said
when asked on NBC’s "Today Show" whether criticism that Miers
lacked intellectual heft were sexist in nature. She said Miers’
accomplishments as a lawyer made her a role model to young

Good point, Laura.  If your husband had nominated Karl Rove, people wouldn’t be saying all those nasty things.