Today's press conference
at the Rose Garden.
Q Thank you, Mr. President. Mr. President, of all the people in the United States you had to choose from, is Harriet Miers the most qualified to serve on the Supreme Court?later...
THE PRESIDENT: Yes. Otherwise I wouldn't have put her on.
Q The issue of cronyism?You gotta be joking. Ok, maybe she will make a good justice or maybe not, but there are so many people more qualified that it's not funny. To say that she's the absolute top-notch, best in the world for this position is insane. Later..
THE PRESIDENT: I just answered, I picked the best person I could find.
Q Are you still a conservative?
THE PRESIDENT: Am I what?