Unconfirmed sources report that hundreds of thousands of deeply conservative Americans are leaving the Republican Party to protest against President Bush’s selection of gal pal Harriet Miers to be the next Supreme Court Justice. Conservatives who had been promised a tough ideologue in the mold of Justices Thomas and Scalia are deeply disappointed in the President and Republican Party. Nationwide reports indicate that angry Republicans are switching to the Democratic Party in massive numbers.
“It started just hours after the nomination was announced.” Says post master Ben Kiplinger. “Thousands and thousands of party affiliation forms flooded the mail system on their way to county clerks across the nation. I have never seen anything like it. It’s like rats jumping from a sinking ship.”
“I switched this morning right after I heard the news.” says William Kristol, editor of the conservative Weekly Standard magazine. “I am disappointed, depressed and demoralized by The President’s selection of his gal pal Miers. There are so many tougher, meaner, right wing judges out there