Senator Reid has, in private, conceded that the Democrats are going to lose this fight, but they intend to (A) fight like hell to save face with their base and (B) work out the best possible solution with the White House on who the nominee will be. In other words, the Dems want to make sure the conservative who is appointed is reasonable, but they intend to also clean the floor with him to show the base they aren't kids getting spanked by the Republicans, though that is what is happening.Ahem...anyone up for chillin'?...
Wednesday, July 13, 2005
The Latest SCOTUS Scuttlebutt
I meant to link to this much earlier, but Erick-Woods Erickson has the latest rumors going around the mill on the SCOTUS front. I particularly like this part: