"President Bush’s complete capitulation to the far-right interest groups is astounding. The ultra-right wing dominance of Republican Party politics is complete, and they have dealt a terrible blow to an already weakened President and his administration," said [People for the American Way President Ralph] Neas.(quote from this dailyKos response) Especially if Bush decides to stick with women, we're likely to hear quite a bit more about such extremist harpies as Priscilla Owen. yippee.
(hat tip to BF)
Update: August thinks this is a win. I'm not certain I agree with him, but his point about the weakness of the White House and thus the unpalatability of both other cronies (Gonzales was one I was wondering about) and extremists is an interesting one. Only time will tell.