John Roberts Is the GOP Hypocrite of the WeekQuicklink submitted by Amanda Lang Permalink
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|But, remember this, the specific issues of how Roberts stands on abortion, states rights, the commerce clause, and so forth -- while important to us and of political concern to the Bush Administration -- are really only secondary to why he was nominated to fill Rehnquist's position. Here are the only characteristics about Roberts that mattered to the White House: loyalty to Bush, loyalty to Bushevism, and loyalty to the Imperial Presidency. When Rove or Cheney nods or winks, they wanted to make sure that Roberts didn't have to put on his glasses to get the message. Otherwise, his name wouldn't have been placed in nomination.|
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