Supreme Court Pick Coming Soon
The AP reports that the White House is close to announcing President Bush's next nominee for Supreme Court Justice. It mentions two names: Former Deputy Attorney General Larry Thompson and White House Counsel and former Bush personal lawyer Harriet Miers.
I was on a blogger conference call a few hours ago with Sen. Harry Reid, and he said that he would like to see Ms. Miers get the nod. Sen. Reid also said that if Bush picks any of the 10 nominees the Democrats previously balked at, they will "go to the mat."
This is hard for me because I know both Larry Thompson and Harriet Miers personally - through legal organizations and boards we have been members of together. I know Larry Thompson much better than Harriet Miers, but I like and respect them both. As to Larry, I've previously written:
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