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What Is To Be Done?

. . . about the Harriet Miers nomination.

Oct 17, 2005, Vol. 11, No. 05 • By WILLIAM KRISTOL
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President Bush's nomination of Harriet Miers was an out-of-the-blue act of loyalty to a longtime staffer. Is it too much to hope that she might reciprocate by withdrawing, thereby sparing her boss the chance of lasting damage to his legacy that her appointment to the Supreme Court may well represent?

-William Kristol