This is not balanced. It does not pretend to be. Whether or not it is fair, as in all things, depends on your worldview. I submit that it is.
Another name with a face and no record has been nominated to the Supreme Court. Once again, the opposition has little to go on, and for some reason the easy logical deduction that when a President goes out of his way to put unknowns on the bench he is trying to fuck you dry without you noticing untill it's too damned late doesn't play well on the Senate floor.
This one isn't even a judge.
It isn't certain whether or not Harriet Miers, as the head of the committee for sifting through nominees, suggested herself, nor is there much certainty at all given the matter. The most prominent hit on Google News makes mention of her service as a Texas state lottery official and as George Bush's personal attorney...
Ok, I lied. We know all we need to know about her.
Hunter S Thompson, sadly, was not returning phone calls. I wonder what he'd be saying now if he had thought before pulling the trigger and realized that football would be back in a few months.
In a nation run by swine, all pigs are upward-mobile and the rest of us are fucked until we can put our acts together: Not necessarily to Win, but mainly to keep from Losing Completely.