Republicans across the nation are cheering over the results of the Alabama senate race. No, you didn’t read this wrong. Sure, Democrats are celebrating over the election victory of one of their own for the first time in 25 years. But it should be no surprise to learn that key Republicans are also pleased with the outcome.
The reason for GOP rejoicing is that they have thrown off the albatross of Roy Moore from around their necks. Republicans will no longer have to answer, month after month, every question from the press that begins with: “Now about Roy Moore?”
Like Alabama, Louisiana is a deep red state with a large majority of conservative voters. In Louisiana, all of the statewide elected officials are Republicans, except for the accidental Governor, John Bel Edwards, a Democrat.
In November of 2015, he was victorious in the Louisiana gubernatorial race against then U.S. Senator David Vitter, the Republican candidate. Vitter is a staunch conservative who had been an elected official for almost a quarter of a century. Unfortunately for Republicans, Vitter was a very flawed candidate. He was controversial within the GOP and had alienated many of the state’s party leaders.
For a man who constantly talks about how much he’s winning, Donald Trump is obsessed with putting himself on permanent defense. Trump’s party dodged an immediate march towards extinction after the party’s unfortunate candidate, Roy Moore, faltered, President Trump didn’t escape as neatly. He will be forever tied to Moore, and the ethics of placing a single vote above principle.
Minnesota US Senator Al Franken has reluctantly swallowed the strong medicine. What about President Donald Trump and Republican Senatorial candidate, Judge Roy Moore? When do they belly up to the spoon?
The sexual harassment, sex abuse rage that has consumed the news over the past few months has captured its latest casualty. Democrat Sen. Franken, who has admitted part of the allegations made by one woman, while denying other claims by others, is calling it quits, in shame.
The Republican Judge Roy Moore run for US Senate against Democratic candidate Doug Jones is generating significant anger throughout the country. This fury is exhibited by many—from those for and those against the controversial former Alabama Supreme Court Justice. The target of this enmity is not just Moore but towards the Republican National Committee. This week, the RNC changed course in the race once President Donald Trump flip-flopped on the controversial candidate who some call, a pedophile. Now both back Moore, changing the momentum in the contest in favor of the former justice who was removed twice from the court.
According to Louisiana pollster John Couvillon of JMC Analytics and Polling, Roy Moore is in the driver's seat in the controversial Alabama runoff election for US Senate. Moreover, the automated poll indicates that the sex scandal has not had any material impact on the race.
A new poll released by POLITICO/Morning Consult has turned up some interesting results. The poll was conducted from Nov. 16-19 among a national sample of 2,586 registered voters. Here are some of the findings.
Alabama has emerged as a test bed for the degree to which an American electorate is willing to sacrifice long established, customary, norms for the sake of illusory political advantage. The battle between a besmirched, but defiant Republican, Roy Moore, and a bland Democrat, Doug Jones, also, will demonstrate the degree to which the Republican Party has embraced a belief that the end justifies the means.
MOORE SEXUAL HARASSMENT CLAIMS
The last high-profile figure to be hit with a harassment claim gone-by is none other than Roy Moore, the arch-conservative from Alabama. Mitch McConnell, Senate Majority Leader, who supported his opponent in the primary has called on Moore to resign, if the report is true. The claim is brought by a woman who
For the first eight months of his presidency, Donald Trump has been continually thwarted by a combination of the left wing media, the “deep state” bureaucracy, the Democrats and the establishment Republicans. On his own, President Trump has made dramatic and positive executive orders, but his legislative agenda has been disappointing due to the powerful forces arrayed against him.