The Gang of 14’s centrist Democratic and Republican senators met and gave preliminary approval yesterday to Harriet Miers as President Bush’s nominee to replace Justice Sandra Day O’Connor on the Supreme Court.Huh? Not even a little tiny worry about her ability to be independent from the executive branch? My faith in McCain&co. is slipping.
Emerging from a meeting at the offices of Sen. Ben Nelson (D-Neb.), Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) said, "This nomination didn’t set off any alarm bells with any of us."
Hat Tip: The Moderate Voice