"There is always a philosophy for lack of courage."—Albert Camus
Thursday, October 27, 2005
The interesting thing to me in the Miers withdrawal is the political angle: President Bush has managed to distance himself from the "radical right" wing of his party without noticeably damaging—and has perhaps even strengthened—the likelihood that he will be able to place another strict constructionist Justice on the Supreme Court. It is a classic case of triangulation.