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Miers’ Boyfriend Endorses Miers

By Judd Legum  

"Miers’ Boyfriend Endorses Miers"

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This morning, the White House dispatched Texas Supreme Court Justice Nathan Hecht to defend Harriet Miers’ nomination to the Supreme Court. On CBS’ “Early Show” Hecht showered Miers with praise:

STORM: In your mind, is she the most qualified person for the job?

HECHT: I think so. And I think what people are overlooking at this point — and will come out as the process winds its way along — is the tremendous record that she’s had of true accomplishment…

Hecht isn’t exactly the most objective judge of Miers’ qualifications. The AP reports, “Over the years, Miers has dated Nathan Hecht, a justice on the Texas Supreme Court who has known her since the 1970s.”

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