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View Diary: Miers Confirmation Hearing Will be Pure Gold (321 comments)

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    ...he's doing this:

    He wants his original choice:  Gonzales.

    That's why Bush nominated Miers today.  She's a woman -- and unmarried, which opens her to accusations of being "moderate" à la David Dreier -- and nowhere near as conservative as the firebreathers who axed Gonzales want to see.

    So, he'll nominate her... then withdraw her nomination (or rather, have her withdraw it herself "to spend time with her family"), and then officially nominate Gonzales.

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