BE BALANCED. If people start dumping and being DUmmies about things - I formally request that the staff close this thread. This is NEITHER a bashing nor a blind praise thread. Lets take the times to weigh the good and the bad - to reflect rationally and thoughtfully.

I have to give Bush credit for his appointments to SCOTUS. Roberts and Alito have restored much needed sensibility and Constitutionality to the rulings of the SCOTUS. But that Woman he nominated - Harriet Miers . . . wow was that a bone headed move.