ARC's 1st Law: As a "progressive" online discussion grows longer, the probability of a nefarious reference to Karl Rove approaches one

Wednesday, October 05, 2005

Take Three Deep Breaths

I posted this to California Conservative earlier this morning

Reflecting on conservative reactions to Harriet Miers

What amazes me most about the current thunder coming from the Right about the Supreme Court nomination is the tone; a sound and fury that signifies nothing.

Disappointment is natural. I think a lot of us would like to have seen a Scalia-lookalike nominated. But that’s not what we got. Instead we got a trusted ally of the president, an ally the president knows and trusts to reflect conservative views in her deliberations.

So why the strong reaction? I really do not know.

What I’m hearing sounds a lot like it’s coming from a MoveOn of the Right. A “We bought it, it’s ours”-mentality.

Well folks, no you did not buy it and you definitely do not own it. The people of this country own it. You did your bit to get someone you thought you trusted elected, and the rest is in his hands.

I firmly believe your faith was well placed in the first instance.

So please, let the man do his job in peace.

Your Co-Conspirator,
ARC: MontereyJohn