And no it doesn't reassure me at all when James Dobson says "it's OK, I like her." That right there is enough for me to vote against her if I were a sitting Senator. But, W adds more when he notes that her religion is part of what he believes qualifies her for the position.
For a more in depth analysis of why Miers is a wholly uninspired and even dangerous choice, read Andrew. I understand Specter is being cautious and trying to keep the process going, but believe you me, I'll be writing to both my Senators urging them to reject the nomination of Harriet Miers primarily to tell this President that you will not reward cronies with important positions in government.