Skip to comments.Lotto Trouble - Miers nomination = Swift Boat Vets v. Bush NG detractor-in reverse ~ John Fund
Posted on 10/21/2005 7:01:35 AM PDT by Elle Bee
The Miers nomination pits a Swift Boat author against a Bush National Guard detractor--in reverse.
Friday, October 21, 2005 12:01 a.m.
The politics of the Harriet Miers nomination are getting stranger as attention turns toward Ms. Miers's tenure as head of the Texas Lottery Commission. Two key players in last year's presidential campaign--Jerome Corsi, co-author of the Swift Boat Veterans book "Unfit for Command," and Ben Barnes, a former Texas lieutenant governor who claimed President Bush got special treatment when he joined the Texas Air National Guard--are involved in the debate.
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Tangled web, Pandora's box, can of worms, minefield..... still thinking.
"In 1997, when GTECH let Mr. Barnes go amid the growing lottery scandal, he received a $23 million severance package. "
This is the part of the story that makes me sick...
This sounds like a stinky mess covered up because the dems will look bad and the reps find distracting and beside the point. Sounds like good fun.
Just imagine what the hearings are going to look like. The DemonRats will gleefully go into this mess, all to show President Bush is both incompetent and corrupt. If Miers, instead of being a brown noser who faked loyalty to gain power, has any real loyalty to Presient Bush at all, she'll withdraw on the face saving basis that the Senate cannot effectively vet her nomination because doing so would require release of privileged information.
said Miers had stopped her meetings with Senators
"If Miers, instead of being a brown noser who faked loyalty to gain power, has any real loyalty to Presient Bush at all, she'll withdraw"
Nice try. ;-)
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