We Have a Nickname
Wow. So apparently, upon learning of the Miers nomination, both the National Review folk and I thought immediately of Caligula's fabled desire to appoint his favorite horse to the Roman Senate consul. Since we know Bush is fond of bestowing cute nicknames on his familiars, I think that's enough to suggest we've got the perfect one for prospective-Justice Miers: Incitatus. Or, if she's confirmed, Justice Incitatus.