Harriet likes gay people!

Getting information about Harriet Miers is like squeezing a slightly damp washcloth, hoping for a few drops of water.

The latest droplet: She might possibly think gay people deserve equal rights to those that sleep with the opposite sex. A tiny glimmer of a statement in 1989 has led gay-rights group Human Rights Campaign to consider supporting her and has homophobic groups like the Family Research Council up in arms that the lady who loves Bush may be secretly planning to promote a "homosexual agenda."

While no Republican Senator has actually come out saying she or he would oppose Meirs (Sam Brownback has come the closest), the grumbling is starting to solidfy into something that could be dangerous to the President.

It looks like Democrats might find themselves in the strange position of being the deciding voters on Meirs by voting for the nomination.


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