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Why Oh Why Are We Ruled by These Morons? (Supreme Court Edition)

Is there any reason--any reason at all--to think that Harriet Miers is among the top hundred people best qualified to be on the Supreme Court?

UPDATE: Matthew Yglesias writes:

TPMCafe || Justice Miers : I'm afraid I know almost nothing about Harriet Miers. A friend, however, recommends this post from certified rightwinger David Frum:

I believe I was the first to float the name of Harriet Miers, White House counsel, as a possible Supreme Court appointment. I have to confess that at the time, I was mostly joking.... She would be a reasonable choice for a generalist attorney.... She would make an excellent trial judge.... But US Supreme Court? In the White House that hero worshipped the president, Miers was distinguished by the intensity of her zeal: She once told me that the president was the most brilliant man she had ever met...

Poor David Frum. He wants so much to be a Bush loyalist without drinking the koolaid to the extent of Amity "the fact that the country and President Bush personally were already mobilised for [Hurricane Katrina] has saved lives" Shlaes. But Bush makes it so very hard.

Meanwhile, the Federalist Society has gone absolutely apes--- this morning...