Roy Moore, Shopping Mall Romeo

Roy Moore, Shopping Mall Romeo

Roy Moore, defrocked judge and gun-slingingtheocraticracist homophobe, is currently the Republican candidate for Jeff Sessions’ old U.S. Senate seat. He’s also been accused of sexually molesting teenage girls when he was a 32 year old assistant district attorney. Five women have come forward so far. He was a persistent creep, hitting on teenybopper shoppers, waitresses and clerks, and was finally banned from the Gadsden Mall. As Jennifer Rubin points out, if Roy Moore can be banned from a shopping mall, he can be kept out of the U.S. Senate. Most Americans, the RNC, and Republican leaders agree, and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is preparing for that possibility.

The Alabama Special Election is on December 12th.


“6th Moore accuser claims he groped her in his office,” Haley Britzky, Axios

“Two more women describe unwanted overtures by Roy Moore at Alabama mall,” Stephanie McCrummen, Beth Reinhard and Alice Crites, Washington Post 

“Woman: When I Was 17, Moore Said, ‘I Go Out With Girls Your Age All The Time,’” Esme Cribb, TPM Livewire

“Roy Moore admits his wife, who is 14 years his junior, first caught his eye ‘when she was just FIFTEEN and performing in a junior college dance recital,'” Hanna Parry, Daily Mail

“Alabama Sen. Richard Shelby joins GOP leaders in shunning Roy Moore,” Lisa Mascaro and Michael Finnegan, Los Angeles Times

“3 Ways Republicans Can Block Roy Moore From the Senate,” Bridget Bowman, Roll Call

“How the Senate could expel Roy Moore if he wins,” Shane Savitsky, Axios

“GOP leaders weigh drastic plan to save Alabama Senate seat,” Alex Isenstadt and Eliana Johnson, Politico

“Moore Amid Mounting Pressure To Drop Out: I’m Facing A ‘Spiritual Battle,’” TPM Livewire

“Moore: ‘We are everything the Washington Elite hate,'” Mallory Shelbourne, The Hill

“Roy Moore’s Lawyer Just Sent a Grammatical Apocalypse of a Letter Threatening Local Media,” Elliot Hannon, Slate

“Even Sean Hannity has had it with Roy Moore, gives candidate 24 hours to explain ‘inconsistencies,’” Samantha Schmidt, Washington Post (video here)

“Even as Hannity and Limbaugh waver on Moore, Breitbart and Bannon hold on,” Paul Farhi, Washington Post

“Bannon sticking by Moore ‘through thick and thin,'” Eliana Johnson, Politico

“Why it is so hard for Stephen Bannon to dump Roy Moore,” Callum Borchers, Washington Post

“Are Both Sides in GOP Civil War Taking Aim at Roy Moore?” Ed Kilgore, New York Magazine

“Trump faces wrenching call on Moore,” Alex Isenstadt, Eliana Johnson and Josh Dawsey, Politico

“Will Trump Try to Drop Roy Moore Or Refuse to Help His Establishment Foes?” Margaret Hartmann, New York Magazine

“Ivanka on Roy Moore: ‘Special place in hell’ for child predators.” Haley Britzky, Axios

“Roy Moore’s Future Is an Ugly Fight in the Senate,” Noah Feldman, BloombergView

“Would Republicans Be Better Off If The Democrat Won In Alabama?” Nate Silver, FiveThirtyEight

“NRSC poll: Moore trails Jones by 12,” Alex Isenstadt, Politico

“Sen. Doug Jones? It could happen.” Paul Kane, Washington Post

“Roy Moore Dated ‘Younger Ladies’ For Their ‘Purity,’ His Pastor Friend Says,” Cameron Joseph, TPM Livewire


“Roy Moore challenged Alabama law that protects rape victims, documents reveal,” Jon Swaine, The Guardian

“Limbaugh: Moore was a Democrat at time of sexual misconduct allegations,” Brandon Carter, The Hill

“Conservatives and Highly Religious Folks Are More Likely to Endorse Rape Myths,” Tom Jacobs, Pacific Standard


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