Light at the End of the Miers Tunnel?:
Here's another sign of a Miers tipping point — hints that the White House is at least pondering the scenario of withdrawing the nomination:
The White House has begun making contingency plans for the withdrawal of Harriet Miers as President Bush's choice to fill a seat on the Supreme Court, conservative sources said yesterday.If these "conservative sources" are right, this is very big news. Thanks to Howard for the link.
"White House senior staff are starting to ask outside people, saying, 'We're not discussing pulling out her nomination, but if we were to, do you have any advice as to how we should do it?' " a conservative Republican with ties to the White House told The Washington Times yesterday.