I’m not in Alabama, I don’t read tea leaves, and I can’t tell apart the My Pillow guy from Larry Sabato.
However, I’ve been reading enough social media and news editorializing that I can observe the following, Roy Moore or no Roy Moore:
One: American politics is clearly a bare-fisted blood sport. Mitt Romney-like gentlemen are not going to win against full-Alinsky “Pick the target, freeze it, personalize it, and polarize it.”
The only difference between Fight Club and present-day politics is the first rule of Fight Club; we must talk of politics because it affects us.
Two: I have to agree with Andrew Klavan, all the news is one big scam:
From the sex scandals to Russian collusion to climate change, we are being distracted from the great moral question of the age
And what is the great moral question of the age? FREEDOM.
Klavan explains it in his podcast, and asks, among other things, which candidate would restrain the growth of all-intrusive government?
— Daily Wire Live (@DailyWireLive) December 12, 2017
Three: Like Klavan, I’m done with the sex scandals
prosecute, eject or slap. Otherwise, I’ll take each case in context as it comes.
The more you focus on this, the less attention you pay to the issues.
Four: Moore’s looss may end up becoming a net-positive for the GOP, but, as a Facebook friend put it, “If you’re a Republican who isn’t worried about the 2018 midterms yet, you’re a Republican who isn’t paying attention.”
Fausta Rodríguez Wertz writes on U. S. and Latin America at Fausta’s blog