Jason Lefkowitz’s take on President Bush’s nomination of Harriet Miers as Supreme Court justice:
[T]he nomination sends a message loud and clear to all the conservatives who have supported Bush through it all over the years:
Youâ€™ve been punkâ€™d. Suckers.
This is the moment youâ€™ve been waiting decades for. The moment when an opening on the Supreme Court could be filled by a real, rock-ribbed, hard core True Grit Winger. Someone whoâ€™d put the women back in the kitchen and God back in the classroom and courtroom where he belongs.
O the trials you have endured, waiting for this moment. You gave every spare penny you could find to the Bush campaigns. You wrote letter after letter after letter to the editor. You canvassed and lit-dropped till your feet bled.
You even turned your church over to the GOP â€” allowed the tawdry ambitions of man into the House of God â€” because you believed in George W. Bush. When he said he was born again, you nodded me, too. When he said he wanted a â€œculture of lifeâ€, you said preach it, brother!
And then, after all the years of waiting, the moment came. And George W. Bush looked back at you and said:
Go read the entire post; it continues and gets even better.