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Tue Dec 5, 2017, 10:52 PM

Harper Lee, Roy Moore and Alabama values

*Novelist Harper Lee wrote me a letter on February 18, 2005, expressing her fears about the direction her beloved state was headed based on its past: "It looks like to hell if we don't get some things changed. . . . I dread the advent of Roy Moore's administration but its coming sure as doomsday. What is wrong with us? Are you old enough to remember when people were less ignorant? I am." . .

And so far as the state's G.O.P. is concerned (in 1960 I was chairman of Alabama College Students for Nixon/Lodge), it might as well change its acronym to Grand Old Pedophile.

And the national party's cowardice in this Alabama uncivil war will swamp any pretensions it may have to the moral high ground of American politics.'

http://www.al.com/opinion/index.ssf/2017/12/harper_lee_roy_moore_and_alaba.html

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Response to elleng (Original post)

Tue Dec 5, 2017, 11:00 PM

1. Great article Ellen...

My most cherished family heirloom is a first edition of “To Kill a Mockingbird”...signed to my Grandmother, a childhood friend of Mrs Lee. My grandmother was a firebrand liberal in the mold of Eleanor Roosevelt, at least in her own world...and she did The NY Times crossword every day, perfectly, in ink...I’m still jealous of that!

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Tue Dec 5, 2017, 11:19 PM

2. Thank you for posting this.

Nice article. I'm so hoping the less ignorant Alabamans will show up in force next Tuesday.

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Tue Dec 5, 2017, 11:26 PM

3. Recommended.

From the article:

He is a deluded theocrat who believes that God's conversations with him determine the meaning of the U.S. Constitution................


A theocrat who ignores Jesus' explicit words about those who mislead and abuse children.

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