Straw in Wind
emaltz at camden.rutgers.edu
Mon Oct 3 13:47:30 PDT 2005
Unless I have misread and/or misheard, Miers has received unqualified raves
from both Leonard Leo and Jay Sekulow. If that is correct, then I think
hard core conservatives can rest easy.
At 03:16 PM 10/3/2005 -0500, you wrote:
> For the very little it is worth, a reporter told me this afternoon he
> is getting cautious support from Democratic office holders and anger from
> leaders of organizations in the Republican base. Explanation may be that
> a complete unknown looks like a better bet to Democrats than to Republicans.
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>From: conlawprof-bounces at lists.ucla.edu
>[mailto:conlawprof-bounces at lists.ucla.edu] On Behalf Of Matthew J. Franck
>Sent: Monday, October 03, 2005 3:01 PM
>To: CONLAWPROF at lists.ucla.edu
>Subject: Re: To Consent You Need to Know What You're Consenting To
>I don't know what to think will happen. But I hope for the consummation
>Bobby describes below. And for the record, I wanted it when Roberts was
>nominated too. Republicans who ran interference for him may now wish they
>hadn't. If I had to bet, I'd say they will not now have the wit or
>courage to admit they were wrong, and run the risk of being called hypocrites.
>Matthew J. Franck
>Professor and Chairman
>Department of Political Science
>P.O. Box 6945
>Radford, VA 24142-6945
>e-mail mfranck at radford.edu
>At 03:04 PM 10/3/2005, rjlipkin at aol.com wrote:
>> Does anyone think that Ms. Miers' confirmation hearing might begin
>> to erode the permissibility of concealing your judicial philosophy from
>> the Senate? I suggest this because conservative senators might seize
>> the moment to interrogate her as severely as liberal senators might.
>>Robert Justin Lipkin
>>Professor of Law
>>Widener University School of Law
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