Alabama

Roy Moore deemed 'grossly unfit for office' by Alabama's largest newspaper

Three of Alabama’s largest newspapers have published an editorial calling Senate candidate Roy Moore “grossly unfit for office”. “Roy Moore simply cannot be a US Senator. Even if his party and many of its adherents still think it possible, it is unthinkable – for his s...

Roy Moore Is Constitutionally Illiterate

Asked about allegations Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore dated and engaged in appropriate conduct with teenage girls several decades ago, Alabama state senator Dick Brewbaker commented “I do not buy the idea that suddenly because it’s now the U.S. Senate, she felt like s...

Alabama's largest newspaper has deemed Roy Moore 'grossly unfit for office'

Three of Alabama’s largest newspapers have published an editorial calling Senate candidate Roy Moore “grossly unfit for office”. “Roy Moore simply cannot be a US Senator. Even if his party and many of its adherents still think it possible, it is unthinkable – for his ...

The GOP Looks Stuck With Roy Moore

I’m going to set to the side for the moment the substance of the new story about Roy Moore. It speaks for itself and we have initial reporting on the political impact here. But what also seems clear is that while the GOP can disown him it really can’t replace him. State law ...

The Lawlessness of Roy Moore

Both sides of my family hail from Alabama: my mother’s people from the coal mining country of Walker County in the north and the tiny burg of Union Springs farther south; my dad’s, from a spe...

Roy Moore Isn't Just Defiant. He's Dangerous.

Roy Moore is more extreme than you think -- and his candidacy for a U.S. Senate seat is not a joke, but a serious threat to the Constitution and the rule of law. The shenanigans that got Moore th...

Roy Moore Isn’t Just Anti-Gay, He’s Anti-Democracy

Roy Moore, the twice-disgraced Alabama judge who is now the Republican Party’s candidate for Senate, has been depicted in the media as an anti-gay firebrand. But this characterization misses th...

Roy Moore’s Passionate Incoherence

Roy Moore will likely be the next senator from Alabama. I for one can contain my excitement. Oh I’m sure he’ll be a reliable conservative vote on many conservative issues. But Luther Strange ...

A short history of Roy Moore’s controversial interpretations of the Bible

Roy Moore’s reading of the Bible has long informed the way the former chief justice of Alabama interpreted the law, and it promises to continue to do so now that he has won the Alabama Republ...

Roy Moore's greatest hits

The former Alabama state Supreme Court chief justice was projected to win the Republican senate primary runoff in Alabama, so he stands a good chance of becoming the next US senator out of Dixie,...

The Resurrection of Roy Moore

In his first job in the justice system, Roy Moore’s challenges to the local establishment effectively got him run out of town. It was the late 1970s, in Etowah County, in the northeastern part...

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