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Fri Nov 17, 2017, 10:05 AM

BTRTN: Moore Than A Feeling

Born to Run the Numbers on the radical polarization in our society that is keeping Roy Moore's candidacy afloat:

http://www.borntorunthenumbers.com/2017/11/moore-than-feeling.html

Excerpt:"Yes, we can have a huge problem with Roy Moore, but perhaps we have a bigger problem still with the 1,398,936 people who plan on voting for him. Perhaps they fear that a Democrat would take away the guns they claim they need for those occasions when people like Roy Moore stalk their daughters Perhaps the only explanation is that people in Alabama are not voting for Roy Moore, they are just voting against everyone who they perceive to be a threat to their guns, their religion, and their way of life.

Roy Moore may be a sexual deviant, but in our radically polarized society, a Republican man who preys on teenage girls appears to still be better than a Democrat. It is clear that the polarization is only accelerating. Call it the new Moores Law. The degree of polarization doubles every eighteen months...

Is Roy Moore one of the most horrific spasms of a culture that is finally coming to grips with its inherent misogyny, or is he the harbinger of a new wave of candidates that are measured by and only by -- how zealously they fan the flames of radical polarization? If Roy Moore keeps enough support to stay in this race, weve got a bad feeling about the answer. And if he wins, it will be moore than a feeling."

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Response to reggieandlee (Original post)

Fri Nov 17, 2017, 10:12 AM

1. "one of the most horrific spasms of a culture"

This what I thought when Trumpy won, but now it may be the other thing: a new wave of candidates. This sickens me to think that this kind of crazy is becoming the new normal. I too have a bad feeling about this.....

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Fri Nov 17, 2017, 10:17 AM

2. Seems like they are all just fine and dandy with....

electing themselves a pedophile.

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Response to Little Star (Reply #2)

Fri Nov 17, 2017, 11:58 AM

3. New poll shows Jones +8

Hopefully this sticks....

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