As a Democrat won a Senate seat in deep-red Alabama, social media offered up everyone’s opinion because that’s what social media does. Democrat Doug Jones narrowly defeated accused pedophile and serial sexual assaulter Roy Moore in a special election for the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions when he was appointed Attorney General. And some Republicans aren’t exactly heartbroken about this.
Take Meghan McCain – John McCain’s daughter. She went right after one of Trump’s biggest supporters—Steve Bannon—as soon as the election results were announced:
Suck it, Bannon
— Meghan McCain (@MeghanMcCain) December 13, 2017
Three simple words. It’s amazing what three simple words can say.
Steve Bannon spoke at Moore’s election night rally, which we assume was supposed to be a night of celebration. Bannon endorsed Moore early on, against Luther Strange, whom Donald Trump himself campaigned for earlier this year. Bannon’s support for Moore remained steadfast even in the wake of multiple allegations surfaced against him of sexual assault, harassment and even pedophilia. Bannon even said, “There’s a special place in hell” for those who refuse to support Moore.
On Dec. 12, the people of Alabama rejected Roy Moore’s penchant for pursuing, even assaulting, teenage girls. They rejected his hate and bigotry. They rejected an asshat who has been removed from Alabama’s Supreme Court twice for violating federal court orders, thus demonstrating he has no respect for the rule of law. And they sent a message to the Republican Party that this bullshit will no longer be tolerated. If deep-red Alabama can elect a Democrat, then anyone can. And that should have Republicans scared out of their minds.
Well, we’re going there, along with Meghan McCain and anyone else who believed Moore shouldn’t ever hold public office. Even Republicans have their limits, it seems.
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