Pat Robertson challenges Bush's bona fides

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While discussing Harriet Miers on NBC, Robertson dropped this bomb: "he didn't believe that President Bush wanted Roe v. Wade overturned, that his [the President's] wife didn't want it overturned and his mother didn't want it overturned."

Jazz asks: "Does Robertson know something that we don't? Does he believe that Bush is a closet pro-choice feminist?"

That option being fairly laughable, Jazz notes that while decades of conservative energy has gone into preparing the executive and legislative branches to appoint justices who would overturn Roe, that option would be disastrous for the Republicans: "The GOP, having won 'the big one' would revert to internecine warring camps with their own individual agendas." See: the Democrats post-Roe v Wade victory.

Jazz, a former Republican, does note that although Progressive ideas would then be in the ascendancy, "Given the lifetime tenure of SCOTUS justices, the effect could last for decades."

*A number of bloggers are linking to this Washington Post story noting that Republicans are having a heck of a time coming up with candidates for upcoming elections... (Running Scared)

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