Miers Withdraws

She’s out. Obviously, it was about the separation of powers:

“It is clear that senators would not be satisfied until they gained access to internal documents concerning advice provided during her tenure as the White House – disclosures that would undermine a president’s ability to receive candid counsel,” says Bush in a statement. “Harriet Miers’ decision demonstrates her deep respect for this essential aspect of the constitutional separation of powers – and confirms my deep respect and admiration for her.”

We’ll miss her blog.