BAMBOOZLED?….My favorite Miers quote so far. This one is from an anonymous lawyer who is “a conservative Christian and worked with Harriet Miers in Texas”:
Harriet worships the president and has called him the smartest man she?s known. She?s a pretty good lawyer….This president can be bamboozled by anyone he feels close to. If a person fawns on him enough, is loyal, works 25 hours a day and says you?re the smartest man I ever met, all of a sudden you?re right for the Supreme Court.
Sounds about right. Maybe we’re all just overanalyzing this thing….
Would Miers ever be an answer to any legal question that starts, “Name the top nine lawyers who _____” ? besides serving George W. Bush for an extended period of time? In a post-Katrina environment, that dog won’t hunt.
Something tells me the “favorite quote” competition is going to be pretty fierce before long.