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October 05, 2005

James Dobson's Dirty Little Secret

Doesn't seem a little fishy when Karl Rove is telling evangelical wingnuts who the nominee for Supreme Court Justice is, and reassuring them about it even before it's announced?

Karl Rove, the president's top political adviser, started calling
influential social conservatives to reassure them about the pick even
before it was announced. He called James C. Dobson, founder of Focus on
the Family, over the weekend.

Some of the efforts evidently bore fruit. By day's end, Mr. Dobson, one
of the most influential evangelical conservatives, welcomed the nomination.
"Some of what I know I am not at liberty to talk about," he said in an
interview, explaining his decision to speak out in support of Ms. Miers.
He declined to discuss his conversations with the White House.

Or to paraphrase James Dobson, "that's for me to know and you to find out."

So what exactly is it that James Dobson knows, that the Senate and us lowly tax-payers don't know, and evidently aren't going to know?

1. Is Miers a spy? I guess she looks a bit like Ethel Rosenberg. Maybe Ethel never really died, and now she wants to be a judge.

2. Did Dobson "hear he heart" at the same time George Bush did? Did he like what he heard?

3. Did Karl tell Dobson that he swears he remembers Harriet Miers saying that Dobsons is the second most brilliant person she knows.

4. Previous to his conversation with Karl, Dobson was concerned about her level of heterosexuality, as she has never been married. Then Karl assured him that she had all kinds of boyfriends back in the Texas Lottery Commission hey day, and was really a nasty little slut?

These are just some suggestions. If anyone else has any thoughts, feel free to add them in the comments.