Everyone quotes that line from the Godfather, but it's usually only the readers of Mario Puzo's book who know that the author was using that phrase cynically, because the business of killing a man's father will always become personal. So it's never business, it's always personal.
Is opposition to Miers personal as well? That's what Daniel Henninger says in today's Wall Street Journal editorial page.
However, this news account of the President's celebration of William Buckley and National Review's 50th anniversary seems to suggest that, so far, it remains just business. For now.