Thursday, October 27, 2005

Government: Miers Withdraws, to be Replaced by Satan

As you no doubt already know, Supreme Court Nominee Harriet Miers has withdrawn because she is not sufficiently evil.

This has inspired a great deal of dancing and joyous maniacal laughter from both sides of the isle here in DC and across the nation. But for those of use who like having Constitutional rights, its a bad thing.

While clearly a conservative, Miers didn't seem particularly nutty, and wasn't particularly bright. So she wasn't going to be the source of any particularly compelling or lasting opinions. And more importantly, she's 60 years old.

Now Bush is going to nominate a clearly right wing judge. He'll face a tough confirmation fight from Democrats, but will eventually be confirmed. Thus adding someone who will always vote with Scalia, Thomas, and Roberts. And he'll probably be in his late 40's or early 50's.

Liberal lion John Paul Stevens is 85 years old. In all likelihood, he'll die in the next three years or be forced to retire because of illness. When Bush replaces him, there will be a five vote majority to overturn Roe, Griswold (contraception), Bakke (affirmative action), Abington School District v. Schempp (school prayer - that one is the easiest to remember because it has the name Schempp in it, as in the Three Stooges), Lawrence v. Texas (anti-sodomy), etc. etc. In addition, there is ALREADY a five vote majority (Thomas, Scalia, Roberts, Kennedy, Ginsberg and whoever replaces her) who are very pro-business and have been screwing organized labor and environmentalists for years.

Bush Nominates Satan
So, while I join in the schedenfreude, I'm sad in that it will only be short lived.

Hat tip to This Modern World for the funny Satan pic.

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