[R]epublicans lost the battle in a state where the Democrats’ victory, as one American columnist put it, is as improbable as Jamaica beating New Zealand in the Rugby World Cup.
Even in an overwhelmingly conservative state, which has elected Republican senators for the last 25 years, the electorate seems unwilling to endorse the erratic, authoritarian and unprofessional way of governing provided by the current occupant of the White House.
The slap Alabama inflicted on the president demonstrates that rational, young, educated, female, urban, ethnically diverse America did not die on November 2016.
<i>The extremist Republican politician Roy Moore, suspected of sexual misconduct, by no means lacks a chance to win a Senate seat in Alabama.* Since Donald Trump, evangelical voters have had less trouble with immoral behavior.</i>
Before the Rev. Lewis Smith’s dancing and screaming brings the members of his [Read more]
In the space of a few days, Moore, 70, has become politically contaminated; hardly any Republican still dares to support his campaign.
In a country as deeply embroiled in revelations of sexual malfeasance as the U.S., you might wonder what difference one more example of high-level dirt could make.
<i>Alabama’s conservative voters have rejected the Republican candidate supported by President Trump. They preferred someone who appeared to be ineligible: the racist and homophobic Roy Moore.</i>
In the remote South of the United States, during the senatorial primary in a special election in Alabama – far from [Read more]
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