I’ve been a fan of former Georgia Senator Zell Miller since early 2003, when I posted my first in this long running series of notes and explanations for my assessment of him. This is the seventeenth in a series that began in March of that year.
I wrote then that the list of acceptable Democrats was admittedly a short one, but I provided a list of reasons why Miller rated his status as our favorite. I pointed to the terrific Wall Street Journal column that he had recently published (“Mr. Moonves, call off your hillbilly hunt”). The piece made me reflect that I had liked everything I’ve read by and about Senator Miller.
I found more reasons to like him when I took a look at his incredible (now removed) Web site. First, Senator Miller featured his support of the president’s proposed tax cut right from the git-go on his home page, with what appeared to be his trademark good humor: “Just as that first tax cut passed in 2001 with bipartisan support, I have no doubt the same will happen with this one. As the line in that old hymn says, when the roll is called up yonder on the President
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