The author of the above statement is so intellectually dishonest, she even lies to herself. It is logically impossible for the resignation of an unqualfied person to be a dereliction of duty.
Rational thinking is not a characteristic of the liberal mind.
Quin Hillyer (on left)
served for five years as press secretary for U.S. House Appropriations Committee Chairman Bob Livingston of New Orleans. He was an original executive board member of the internationally acclaimed Louisiana Coalition Against Racism and Nazism, formed to halt the then-meteoric political rise of former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke.
vice presidential selections mean a great deal, said Hillyer. Without a good one in the hand, you can end up with two Bushes
Following graduation, Hillyer returned to New Orleans, serving as research/issues director for the gubernatorial campaign of Robert Livingston in 1987. He served as a correspondent for the New Orleans Times-Picayune
In 1997, Hillyer joined the editorial staff of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette, focusing on both local and national issues during the term of then-governor Mike Huckabee, who Hillyer sharply criticized at the onset of Huckabees 2008 presidential run.
In 1998, Hillyer joined the editorial desk at the Mobile Register
He returned to the Nations Capital in 2006, serving as a managing director at Qorvis Communications and executive editor of the American Spectator before assuming the post of Associate Editorial Page Editor at the Washington Examiner in 2008. In 2009, he joined the Washington Times as senior editorial writer. He remains a senior editor and columnist at the Spectator.
His writings distance itself from the single-issue focus of some religious conservatives, and is especially distrustful of big government conservatives, particularly over taxation and deficit spending policies.
offered grudging support for John McCain, with whom he had grown disenchanted since supporting him in print in 2000 over George W. Bush.
“John McCain is an American exceptionalist, and an exceptional American.
In January 2008 he wrote: The Bush administration seems intent on Nixonesque attempts to use fiscal policy to somehow, some way push off a recession until after this Fall’s elections. Not only will its efforts amount merely to an attempt to dump the problems into its successor’s lap, but it will almost assuredly be an attempt in vain”