08 October 2005

A Shocking No Shocker

This is Dan Coats, former senator who was asked to shepherd the Miers nomination through the confirmation process, as quoted by the New York Times: "'If great intellectual powerhouse is a qualification to be a member of the court and represent the American people and the wishes of the American people and to interpret the Constitution, then I think we have a court so skewed on the intellectual side that we may not be getting representation of America as a whole,' Mr. Coats said in a CNN interview." Anyone else who couldn't breathe for ten seconds after reading that one?

Bush Steadfast in Face of Criticism of Nominee

Anyway, moving on. It's another Ariadne for me this afternoon. Last night was a second helping of crème brulé at that all-you-can-eat dessert buffet called the Renée Fleming Manon. I'm still on the sugar high, and loving it.