When a liberal hack like Shields comes down on the Donk's paymasters you know it's bad
CNN.com - Democrats' special interest problem - Sep 26, 2005
: "In explaining his opposition to Judge Roberts, Reid told the Senate he had been 'very swayed' by the public testimony of, and his private meeting with, those civil rights and women's groups.
Enter Kim Gandy, president of the National Organization for Women, one of the groups with enormous influence in Democratic Party councils and whose organization had called President Bush's nomination of John Roberts, in measured language, 'an outrage and an insult to the women of this country.'
Did Gandy tell the press that Harry Reid, a pro-life Democrat from the Red State of Nevada, deserved praise for making an unpopular political decision? Of course not. NOW's president attributed Reid's move not to internal character, but to outside muscle, telling The New York Times, 'He got the message loud and clear, didn't he?'
With friends like Kim Gandy, Harry Reid and the Democrats don't need any enemies."