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Put Roy Moore Out of His Misery
American Spectator, by Arnold Steinberg

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Posted By:garnet, 11/14/2017 9:09:46 AM

A generation ago a leading criminal defense attorney retained me to test arguments. The defendant — his client — was a California legislator accused of several counts of “unlawful sexual intercourse with a minor.” In California this previously was called statutory rape. My survey probed a sample of voters, drawn from the particular county’s likely juror universe. As I recount in my book Whiplash! From JFK to Donald Trump, a Political Odyssey, the most persuasive argument was that “the girls waited two years” before coming forward. Each day in the long trial the lawyer reprised what I predicted would be dispositive.


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Reply 1 - Posted by: jackburton, 11/14/2017 9:23:59 AM     (No. 11451575)

I am SOOO tired of this crap. This is a perennial tactic of the Donks--attack the morals of a good, Republican candidate. WHAT is the effing distinction between this and morals claims made against McCain (out side of the fact that Moore is actually far more ethical) or Gingrich (same) or Romney/Bush/insert name here. Why it might be that this time Moore is actually a principled man who only pursued a relationship in a civilized manner albeit with a younger person.

Other than that, I predict that once Moore is toast, which he soon will be if the GOP doesn´t grow a set, all of those aggrieved parties will fade into the woodwork... gee... as if this were ONLY a political tactic and not actual grievance over an impropriety. ONLY political; NOT impropriety.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: john56, 11/14/2017 9:25:52 AM     (No. 11451578)

Isn´t there a sharp Republican lawyer and some GOP friendly judges in Alabama who can pull a Toricelli and require the state to replace a loser (like the Joisey RATS did with Toricelli, whose actions revealed after the replacement date for candidates marked him as a sure loser which was not acceptable to Democrats) with a sure winner.

They brought the Laut (Frank Laughtenberg) out of retirement for the gig. We could bring Sessions back, or maybe Mo Brooks.

I know we Republicans screamed and hollered about the illegality and screw job done, but I´ve given up trying to play by Marquis of Queensbury rules with Democrat anarchists and their media whores.

Let´s use their games against them.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Refried, 11/14/2017 9:30:03 AM     (No. 11451582)

Have no idea how much is true and how much is Democrat barnyard droppings. But Moore has been badly hurt by the accusations.
So Judge Moore, why don´t you come forth and tell the people of Alabama that if they will elect you, you will then resign and let the Governor appoint your replacement.
Hopefully this would get him over the finish line and keep another "progressive" out of the Senate.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: ramona, 11/14/2017 9:58:19 AM     (No. 11451602)

Poster #3 offers a good solution, if Moore would humble himself to do this.

I started changing my mind about him when I read what his conservative law professor had to say about him. see http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2017/09/a_lesson_on_roy_moore_from_his.html

The greatest mistake here is that the GOPe got involved. in the primary. They should have let the people of AL decide for themselves - it´s probable that Mo Brooks would have won that race. In any case, Conservatives don´t need a Roy Moore.

Ramona (the Pest)

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Reply 5 - Posted by: stablemoney, 11/14/2017 10:08:08 AM     (No. 11451609)

Just retain the Republican seat. I would vote for Moore. They can figure it out later.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: hurricanegirl, 11/14/2017 10:15:15 AM     (No. 11451615)

Wow! You would have thought that posters here learned something from Herman Cain. Guess not!

So it´s off with Moore´s head then?! Well, good luck with ever getting another Repub in office if you start down this path!

Those with half a brain know he´s innocent until proven guilty!

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Pook60, 11/14/2017 10:15:44 AM     (No. 11451617)

I´ll chime in as an Alabama voter. I voted for Roy Moore once to be Chief Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court. While I agreed with his principled stance regarding the Ten Commandments display, I did not like the fact that he valued the trust of the people so little that he didn´t do what it took to keep his job. He could have kept his job and still shown character. At that point, I said I would never waste another vote on Roy Moore.

I supported Mo Brooks in the primary because I think Luther Strange is a slimey politician who made a deal with former Gov. Bentley and ran an over-the-top dishonest campaign.

I did not vote in the run-off because I couldn´t decide between the lesser of two evils, Strange or Moore.

There was no question of who I will vote for in the General Election. Roy Moore has been accussed of immoral behavior, which he denies ever happened. His opponent, Doug Jones proudly stands for, supports and promotes immoral behavior. Deciding on the lesser of two evils in this case is not so hard for me.

If the folks in New York, California and Washington D.C. keep on writing and talking about what the people of Alabama should do, they are helping Roy Moore. If there´s one thing most folks in Alabama have in common, it´s the fact that we don´t want to be like folks from New York, California and Washington D.C. and usually don´t heed their advice.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: Michaelus, 11/14/2017 10:30:34 AM     (No. 11451635)

"But few would suggest, as Moore has, that homosexual conduct between consenting adults should be a crime."

That is the crux of this whole mess. Moore is staunchly against recreational sodomy - and recreational sodomy is our national religion.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: Swampy, 11/14/2017 10:31:55 AM     (No. 11451636)

Does this mean that every other senator and rep whether they be rep or dem who have sexual harassment claims against them should step down too. Fat chance of that happening!

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dman, 11/14/2017 10:34:19 AM     (No. 11451639)

Here we go again .. if Moore chooses to fight this fight and "carry this Cross", then it is his choice and no one else´s.

Of course, the swamp "allegators" are simply doubling, tripling, and quadrupling down to make Moore relent.

Those who hate identity politics and the politics of personal destruction must hang tough - really, really tough on this one. Even reporters, commentators, and politicians who we thought were tough in these matters have relented, passed judgment "I beleive this woman", and caved. We must not. Alabamians, in particular, must not.

Fortunately, with Moore´s unequivocal denial of frequenting the restaurant and even knowing Beverly Nelson, we now have the yearbook - equivalent to Monica´s blue dress - to forensically examine, and other customers of the restaurant to thoroughly question and vet, to finally get to the truth in this matter.

That is not likely to happen before December 12th, which is the calculus of those who want Moore to do a Herman Cain. That is why Moore should be elected on December 12th, allowing this to finally play out in time for the 2018 primaries.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: MDConservative, 11/14/2017 10:47:35 AM     (No. 11451649)

Yawn...it´s only about "sex", and that´s already been declared a non-issue long ago. Politics long ago ceased to turn on choosing "the better man". That´s why so many of the lesser kind get (re)elected regardless of partisan affiliation. On to December 12th!

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Reply 12 - Posted by: NotaBene, 11/14/2017 11:10:38 AM     (No. 11451670)

The yearbook note is a fake. The sevens are written differently in two dates. Look it up at the Gateway Pundit.

For my part, just sent $200 to Judge Moore. We must fight Cultural Marxism in the beaches, in the hills and in the Mountains. Give them no quarter. They almost destroyed America with Obama-Clinton-Carter.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: Hadjipoo, 11/14/2017 11:30:36 AM     (No. 11451692)

If we let them get away with this obvious lynch mob, we do not deserve to win another election.
Who in their right mind would run for office while standing on his own principles? EVER!

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Reply 14 - Posted by: frenesi1, 11/14/2017 11:32:28 AM     (No. 11451697)

None of these democrats and phony republicans cared that Teddy Kennedy was a Senator and he killed a young woman. I would vote for Moore in a second if I were in Alabama. Don´t you find it interesting that only conservative republicans have accusations hurled against them? The sleezy democrats apparently can do whatever they want.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: curious1, 11/14/2017 12:17:10 PM     (No. 11451736)

#12, I want them to put a non-photoshopped COLOR pic of the yearbook out there widely. Supposedly a reddit autist is saying the ´MOORE´ and date and hickory house text are in a different color ink. As well as different writing. I wondered why it was always a grayscale pic of the yearbook, but that explanation made sense.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: curious1, 11/14/2017 12:38:23 PM     (No. 11451752)

Found it - look for yourselves: https://archive.fo/LGx1V

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Reply 17 - Posted by: judy, 11/14/2017 1:17:43 PM     (No. 11451788)

Let the people decide on Mooreif this is still a republic. It would be nice if these so called republicans jumped this fast on repealing obamacare & the tax bill. 100 % Fake republicans in the fake senate who passed one bill since January 20th but gave Obama every $$ he wanted.

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Reply 18 - Posted by: lostinmassachusetts, 11/14/2017 4:14:31 PM     (No. 11451893)

The Republicans who jumped on this issue from the start did so because they want to prevent conservatives like Moore from serving in the Senate. They are just as corrupt as the Democrats.

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