OMT One Man's Trash...from Norman Leahy



Friday, October 07, 2005 :::
 

Advice for Allen

With some conservatives still deeply disenchanted with the nomination of Harriet Miers to the Supreme Court, the Hotline Blog takes a stab at how this might affect the '08 GOP presidential field. And they come up with some advice for George Allen:

The only WH '08 GOP candidate who can really take advantage of this conservative split is George Allen. As the one mainstream conservative on the fence, he could really become a grassroots conservative hero (and basically bury Sam Brownback and Bill Frist) if he came out in opposition with something along the lines of: "Harriet Miers may turn out to be a great conservative justice, but conservatives aren't interested in hiding their ideology anymore; that's not what the American electorate has said the past three election cycles. So I'll oppose her for simply being too stealth." It would send the signal that he would nominate Borks and Scalias, music to the conservative grassroots' ears.

Interesting.



::: posted by Norman Leahy at 10/07/2005 0 comments





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