People for the American Way have obtained notes from a telephone conference call between leaders representing the White House and the religious right. The discussion: Harriett Miers:
According to Southern Baptist leader Richard Land, there are two values in Texas: courage and loyalty. On a conference call held by national right-wing leaders to convince grassroots activists to support Miers, Land argued that Miers can be trusted to rule the way Bush expects – anything else would be a personal betrayal. GOP Chair Ken Mehlman touted Miers’ willingness to support Bush’s actions in the war on terror. And Religious Right attorney Jay Sekulow said he wanted her vote for an upcoming Supreme Court case on restricting abortion rights.
Grab a cold beer (or a good mug of fair trade coffee) and sit back and listen to what the wizards of the Right had to say: