GOP Tries To Rewrite The Nuclear Option Agreement
Steve has a great piece on the thiis: "Today, the GOP gave clear indications that they will interpret any filibuster attempt by Democrats against a far-right pick to be a violation of the nuclear option deal." read on..
Bush has already put the word out to his American Taliban base that his friendship with Gonzales counts for more than pleasing them. In this piece last night from USA Today, Bush scolded his conservative base for attacking Gonzales, which raises the possibility that despite the rhetoric about not making his mind up, Bush may already have done so, and may also be telling his base that despite the work they did in getting him reelected, their concerns are secondary when he is faced with the opportunity of installing a friend on the highest court in the land....read on