Harriet Miers Resigns As White House Counsel

Harriet Miers has submitted her resignation as White House counsel, effective the 31st. This is noteworthy only because she was inexplicably nominated for the Supreme Court a while back, but noteworthy nonetheless.

UPDATE: Mary Katharine Ham notes that the inevitably silliness of speculation about what this signals has commenced. She observes, “I have a friend who went to work over there two years ago, and I haven’t seen her since. “

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  1. Doug says:

    I think she’s either coming back to Dallas to run for Mayor or to head up the construction of the Bush library at SMU

  2. Triumph says:

    Well, lets hope she is going to be a judge somewhere. In Bush’s estimation she is the most qualified jurist in the country for the highest court in the land.