Thursday, October 13

Editor in Chief?

What is John Roberts -- a noted grammar Nazi -- going to think if Harriet Miers joins him on the bench? After all, this is a man who, reviewing briefs in the Reagan White House, once opined "The letter is very sarcastic, although [the author] inadvertently proves our point about the quality of public education by incorrectly using affect for effect. "

(1997 birthday card to Dubya, courtesy of The Smoking Gun.)