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Fri Nov 17, 2017, 10:04 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:


"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 Moore’s 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, we’ve 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, 11:18 AM

1. Moore's lawless

but he's their outlaw, so they love him.

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Response to lagomorph777 (Reply #1)

Fri Nov 17, 2017, 08:43 PM

2. We certainly did not feel the same way about Anthony Weiner.

And he didn't even actually touch any teens.

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