Jeremy's Weblog

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Monday, October 17, 2005

There's an article on about how the White House "hope[s] to relaunch the nomination of Harriet Miers for the Supreme Court by moving from what they call a 'biographical phase' to an 'accomplishment phase.'"

The language -- "relaunch" -- strikes me as kind of bizarre. Like she's a product they're trying to sell. Which, I suppose, she is. Harriet Miers, version 2.0, now with less fat and fewer calories. Harriet Miers, version 2.0, one month free, no credit card number required. Harriet Miers, version 2.0, new packaging, same great taste. The Harriet Miers you've grown to love, now with Calcium. Harriet Miers Gold Edition, including a free six-month trial subscription to Newsweek. Harriet Miers for Kids, now in three great-tasting flavors and without the chalky aftertaste. Harriet Miers now not only gives your mirrors a streak-free shine, but also cleans your leather and upholstery. The new version of Harriet Miers no longer requires refrigeration, and has an easy-to-use pop-top opening, so you don't need the can opener. Harriet Miers is now packaged in resealable plastic, for your convenience. The great taste of Harriet Miers, without the artificial additives. Harriet Miers 2: Harriet Goes to Camp. Harriet Miers: European Gigolo. Harriet Miers' Big Top. Harriet! Now with fifty levels and a bonus reward at the end. Everything you know about Harriet, minus the church attendance. Now you can find Harriet Miers not only at the restaurants you love but also in your grocer's freezer. For a limited time only, Harriet Miers now comes with a free sample of Michael McConnell, in a convenient take-it-with-you plastic case. Dandruff Control Harriet Miers: No more flakes. Special Edition boxes of Harriet Miers now come with a coupon for $5 off your next turkey, just in time for the holidays. Snack size Harriet Miers is perfect for Halloween. Harriet Miers, version 2.0, now with real fruit. The Best of Harriet Miers now available at your local video store, for sale or for rent. Harriet Miers is coming to a city near you. Harriet Miers on Ice. Harriet Miers, with special guest Hayley Duff. Harriet Miers revised paperback edition, with a new afterword by the author. Harriet Miers: Return of the Sith. Harriet 2.0: great taste, less filling. Harriet Miers, now with fewer side effects and a lower probability of dry mouth, dizziness, and chronic fatigue. Buy one Harriet Miers, get the second half-off.