Here we go – Samuel Alito is the new Supreme Court nominee and I told you so. He is so much like Antoine Scalia that he is referred to as “Scalito”.
I am praying that this too blows up in Dubya’s face – further damaging his party and his lame duck presidency. The best thing that could happen to the U.S. is George Bush becoming lame duck a year into his final term.
So now Harriet Miers is gone and let me say that the only reason democrats should be happy is that this is another example of the poor decision making of this administration but we can’t get too happy because whomever Bushy picks to replace Miers will be worse.
Our only hope is that he tries to go too far right and even the moderate republicans can’t vote for the nominee.
ABOARD AIR FORCE ONE Who says a pilot isn’t in control
George Bush, Dick Cheney and Donald Rumsfeld are flying on Air Force
One. The President looks at the Vice President, chuckles, and says, “You
know, I could throw a $1,000 bill out the window right now and make
somebody very happy.”
The Vice President shrugs and says, “Well, I could throw 10 $100 bills
out the window and make 10 people very happy.”
Not to be outdone, the Secretary of Defense says, “Well, then, I could
throw 100 $10 bills out the window and make a hundred people very
The pilot rolls his eyes and says to his co-pilot, “Such arrogant asses
back there. Hell, I could throw the three of them out the window and
make 56 million people really happy.”