Top Bush Supporters Set to Launch Anti-Miers Ad Campaign
  A 30-second TV ad is set to air tomorrow, Wednesday, that some believe may be as effective at helping stop the Harriett Miers confirmation as the Swift Boat ads were in helping stop John Kerry., a conservative grass-roots organization, created and funded the hard-hitting anti-Miers (but pro-Bush) ad. The organization’s board of directors includes several otherwise staunch Republican stalwarts, such as David Frum and Linda Chavez.

Dr. James Dobson as a Witness?
Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Arlen Specter (R-Penn.) says he is likely to summon Dr. Dobson to testify before his panel as it considers the nomination of Harriet Miers for the Supreme Court. “My instinct is that they’ll be called. And the American people are entitled to clarification,” Specter told CBS’s “Face the Nation” yesterday.

Despite Left’s Jubilation: Bush Hasn’t Destroyed Conservative Movement
  The Harriet Miers nomination is not the “final” anything; it is the springboard to a revitalized conservative movement. Nor is disaffection about the Miers nomination limited to religious conservatives, some of whom still trust the president. Every one of the disparate factions in the conservative movement feels betrayed by the president who led his voters to believe he would appoint a Supreme Court justice like Antonin Scalia or Clarence Thomas. The American people recognize that we face a battle between self-government by our elected representatives versus rule by unelected judges, and we are not going to submit to judicial tyranny. Opposition to judges who reject the Constitution as written, and insist on their “independence” to make law, is fast becoming the issue to unite and build the conservative movement

Can President Bush recover from his annus horribilis?
  Another precious year could slip away if the administration gets bogged down and waits for the outcome of 2006 congressional elections. The next few months will be pivotal in determining whether the Bush presidency will transform anything at home.