Tony Perkins Blames Democrats For The Religious Debate Over Judges

BUSH: No. I think people oppose my nominees because of judicial philosophy.

After getting dissed by President Bush last night, Tony Perkins came on Scarborough Country to try and save face:

Joe:...Some people are already saying that the president is distancing himself from you, from James Dobson, and other remarks that were made at that conference, the justice conference, over this past weekend. How do you respond?

Perkins: Well, Joe, I don‘t see it that way. I mean, I think what‘s happened here, it‘s not us, it‘s not the president that has interjected religion into this debate. It‘s a handful of Democrats that have been leading this filibuster And it‘s senators like Charles Schumer who have questioned the ability of certain candidates on

I guess Justice Sunday was Chuck Schumer's idea all along.


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