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Ag Gonzales

If Bush nominates Al Gonzales to succeed Ashcroft, then it must mean he won’t nominate Gonzales to the Supreme Court, at least not in the near term. Conservatives, of course, have been worried about Gonzales heading for the Supreme Court because he’s a cipher on so many issues–they know that there’s almost no way he’d be denied the position, and they would support him without knowing exactly what they were supporting.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.

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