Nat Hentoff, not exactly a Bush sock puppet, has a rousing article in favor of Charles Pickering (in the Village Voice of all places!), one of the judicial nominations currently being filibustered by the Democrats.
I write this final column on Charles Pickering because, in some 50 years as a reporter, I have seldom seen such reckless, unfair, and repeated attacks on a person—not only by Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee but also by organizations that gather financial contributions because of their proclaimed dedication to civil rights, civil liberties, and honest research. (People for the American Way, Alliance for Justice, et al.)
Read the whole thing. Thanks to Instapundit for the link.