AP mentions the Reform Club prominently in its story on whether “to Mier” will become part of the nation’s political parlance:
A contributor to The Reform Club, a right-leaning blog, wrote that to get “borked” was “to be unscrupulously torpedoed by an opponent,” while to get “miered” was to be “unscrupulously torpedoed by an ally.”
S.T. Karnick, co-editor of The Reform Club, elaborated.
“If you have a president who is willing to instigate a big controversy, the prospect of being `borked’ will be the major possibility,” he said. “But if you have a president who is always trying to get consensus, then it’s much more likely that nominees will get `miered.'”
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