12 October 2005

Sharlet: 10 minutes after I write a Revealer item wondering why the press failed to notice the white supremacist, Christian conspiracy link on the site of Harriet Miers‘ church (it’s not what you think), liberal site Daily Kos brings news of a press biting into a religious question like pitbulls. In a 32 minute press briefing, demanded to know why Bush had invoked Miers’ conservative evangelical faith as a justification for her nomination 23 times. Needless to say, they weren’t getting very good answers, but no one can fault them for not trying. Here are the questions they asked…