The Right Coast

October 26, 2005
Miers mystery deepens
By Tom Smith

Some Republicans are expressing puzzlement over Harriet Miers 1993 speech favoring the right to choose to get an abortion, or not, depending on one's choice, presumably. Yet, as Ralph Emerson is said to have said, a foolish consistency is the hobgoblin of little minds. Either that, or opportunism or just a certain shallowness or stupidity. Or all of the above.