Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On: Elect Judge Roy Moore

Update II: Hardest hit by tonight? Al Franken. His hopes to stay in the senate after a Judge Roy Moore victory just went up in smoke.

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Update: Like Jerry Lee Lewis decades ago Judge Roy Moore discovered on election night that sex scandals can kill a career. Judge Roy Moore lost the election in Alabama to an Obama Dimocrat.

The Obama Dimocrat did not “win” but rather Judge Roy Moore lost. Perhaps it was not campaigning for the past few weeks. Perhaps.

The big question however will be how much of the blame for this lost senate seat will be attributed to Steve Bannon and his fight against the GOP establishment. Steve Bannon can make the case that Judge Roy Moore lost because the GOP establishment abandoned Moore and engineered this defeat. In addition the GOP establishment solicited votes for write in candidates which on election night were sufficient (22,000) to deny Judge Roy Moore a win. It can be safely assumed that the battle between the GOP establishment and the anti-establishment GOP will continue.

As to the default “winner” Doug Jones, he has a tough future ahead. He won’t be certified as a senator until December 26 at the earliest after all the provisional votes are counted. Perhaps he will have to wait until January. If the vote which is still very close remains this close (49.5-48.8 with 99% of the vote in) don’t discount a recount. Alabama law requires a recount if the vote is less than 0.5%. Once all the votes are in just after Christmas Day, we might be in for a recount. Then in 2020 Doug Jones will face the voters of Alabama again with an Obama Dimocrat record of votes.

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Do you know there is an election in Alabama today for the U.S. Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions?

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In a political world so devoted to hypocrisy it is easy to note the hypocrisies on top of hypocrisies we all engage in. Today it is the left engaged in the hypocrisy of sexual purity and the right engaged in the excuses of relativism. To vote based on these hypocrisies is the most hypocritical stance of all. The best vote is to vote for someone who will represent your policy choices not your ideal morality. As we always say, we hire plumbers and carpenters who do their jobs well and are recommended by those who previously hired them, not because of their personal moral lives.

Young Ted Kennedy killed a young woman in his car then later in life molested waitresses by turning them into the center of a sandwich consisting of himself and Senator Chris Dodd. Ted is dead but Chris Dodd still has a well paid job in the motion picture business. How come with all the Harvey Weinstein type revelations and the sexual abuses in the motion picture business no one in Big Media demands an investigation into the behaviors of Chris Dodd?

The known sins of Chris Dodd are in the past but now we are told that an Obama Dimocrat should win the Senate seat from Alabama because of allegations made against the Republican candidate, Judge Roy Moore, for his alleged sins from more than 30 years ago. The alleged sins include allegations by a woman that when in his early 30s Roy Moore dated young girls/women in their early and late teens.

The son of the woman thinks she is lying as does her boyfriend of the time. The lead waitress in the restaurant in which this woman worked at the time even questions whether the woman even worked in the restaurant in which the alleged acts took place. To add to the problems with the allegations,the only evidence (a yearbook signed by Roy Moore) was indisputably tampered with by the woman who makes the allegations and the portions she denies tampering with have been questioned as well. Yet the citizens of Alabama are supposed to listen to the allegations only and elect someone who will not represent either them nor their preferred policies.

It’s a big election in Sweet Home Alabama because “If Democrats can’t beat Roy Moore, it’s nearly impossible for them to win back the Senate next year—regardless of who they recruit.

It’s a big election in Alabama because the Republican control of the U.S. Senate is so slim (52-48) that a loss in Alabama along with the death of another senator could put Republican control in jeopardy before next year’s Republican big wins. Because of the many Obama Dimocrat senators up for reelection in red states in 2018 the likelihood of big GOP wins next year are assured. But a loss in Alabama could delay the MAGA agenda or kill it entirely for all of 2018.

Other than the ramifications of the vote on the MAGA agenda, there is not much other significance to the election today. Alabama is a deep red state and will remain a deep red state. Any loss today by the GOP will be remedied at the next election cycle in which the seat is up.

The only ramification from today of any significance is that a loss by Judge Roy Moore will hurt Steve Bannon and his war against the Republican establishment. Steve Bannon will still have to contend with allegations by the GOP establishment that his “winner” imperiled a sure win into a less easy win.

So who will win today?

Both sides have made some smart and dumb decisions. Judge Roy Moore was dumb to disappear for several weeks only to make sporadic appearances before friendly audiences. This decision was made because Obama Dimocrats wanted to heckle Moore at every appearance. The GOP was dumb to cut off funding to Roy Moore. This decision was because the GOP leadership wanted to force Moore out of the race and this was the best way to do so. Meanwhile one secretive Obama Dimocrat group spent four million dollars against Moore.

Obama Dimocrat Doug Jones made some very dumb decisions too. The dumbest was to be so very pro-abortion then to deny he was so very pro-abortion. It made him seem very shady as to positions and this helped Roy Moore to denounce him on policy. The dumbest decision by Doug Jones was to accept robocalls from Joe Biden and Barack Obama. Barack Obama is the kiss of death even in places like Massachusetts and even more so in places like Alabama.

Smart decisions? The smartest decision by Doug Jones was to attempt to attack Judge Roy Moore on a personal basis. Judge Roy Moore best represents Alabama on policy so Doug Jones attacking him personally was a smart choice. Doug Jones was also smart to not allow kiss of death Barack Obama to go to Alabama to campaign in person. Doug Jones might be able to survive kiss of death Barack Obama only making phone calls, but Doug Jones could not survive Alabama voters subjected to Barack Obama showing his big ears and stupid face.

Republican Judge Roy Moore made many smart decisions. The smartest was to refuse from the start to even consider resigning. It was too late anyway to change the ballots. Also smart was how Judge Roy Moore noted that the moment the allegations against him were made Senator John McCain and Senator Mitch McConnell immediately jumped to demand Judge Roy Moore resign. Both of these senators are hated in Alabama so Judge Roy Moore was smart to denounce them especially since these senators did not make the same demand of Obama Dimocrat Senator Al Franken when he was caught in photographs assaulting a woman.

Judge Roy Moore was also smart to mock Gloria Allred and her press conference with the alleged victim with the yearbook. Judge Roy Moore was also smart to deny his signature in said yearbook as well as to demand handwriting and ink analysis of the alleged evidence. When late in the election the alleged victim admitted to alterations in her yearbook “evidence” her case collapsed.

Judge Roy Moore’s super smart decision to stick with President Donald J. Trump also helped him enormously. Eventually President Trump came back to endorse Judge Roy Moore. Almost immediately the GOP began to provide needed funds for the last week of the election.

So who the Hell wins?

The polls in any special election are usually wrong because it is hard to determine who is a likely voter. The polls in this special election with all the caveats of special elections and the circumstances in this particular election have led to a polling stalemate of clownish proportions. Newsweek has a quick overview of the polls:

Fox News, for example, reveals a 10-point advantage for Jones, whereas CBS News/YouGov indicates that Moore is beating the Democrat by six points. On average, Moore leads the polls by 48.1 percent, compared with 45.9 percent for Jones—just a 2.2-point lead for the Republican.

FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver warns about how results should be interpreted, underscoring that a majority of polls have used “automated scripts” to measure voters’ preferences in Alabama. These surveys, also known as “robopolls,” show Jones trailing Moore, but they make “more assumptions when modeling turnout,” have fewer response rates and run into problems with voters who might be shy or embarrassed to disclose their true preference. By law, robopolls can’t call voters via cellphones, Silver notes.

The polls which canvass a lot of people (this is good) have problems in who they think will be a likely voter (this is bad). The polls which we think are better in this instance are robocalls. We believe that in automated voice polls people respond more honestly if they are for Judge Roy Moore because they don’t have to fear “judgement” from a live caller. However, these polls have generally questioned too few people so we are not happy with them either. Most of the polls we have seen, if not all, have problems with them. Fox News on election eve produced a poll with Judge Roy Moore ten points behind and on the same night the opposite was also produced by a rival poll:

Fox News put its credibility on the line when it released a new poll on Monday that shows liberal Democrat Doug Jones leads conservative Republican Roy Moore by 10 points, 50 percent to 40 percent, in tomorrow’s special election for the U.S. Senate in Alabama.

The contrast between the results reported by Fox News and every other recent major poll could not be sharper.

Earlier on Monday, an Emerson Poll was released that shows Moore up by nine points, 53 percent to 44 percent.

The five other most recent polls featured in the Real Clear Politics Average of Polls all show Moore in the lead.

Anyone who wants to be bored can read the link to the article which details the mess the polls are in.

The bottom line for leftists in this election is to pump up the black vote. The argument from the left is that if black voters overwhelm the polls the Obama Dimocrat will win. Will this happen? We don’t know because we are not in Alabama and this is the type of situation in which honest reportage would help to understand what the citizens of Alabama are seeing and reading and thinking. But because Big Media is so corrupt, because the political establishment is so corrupt, we can only guess with the evidence of the wind blowing on a wet finger.



Our wise wet finger tells us Judge Roy Moore will win. First because Alabama is a deep red state. Second because all the sex scandals (Franken and Conyers are only two of many) in the congress and in leftist institutions (where is Chris Dodd again?) helped Judge Roy Moore make his case that he was being forced out even as confessed abusers are still in the Senate (will Al Franken really ever leave?). Third, the terrorist attack in New York City and the chain migration issue will awaken Alabama citizens to the importance of the GOP control of congress. Fourth, the Supreme Court and the need to make sure that President Trump can get his nominees in the Judiciary appointed ASAP to MAGA. Fifth, Americans, especially those in Alabama, hate Big Media and will use every opportunity to defy Big Media.

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88 thoughts on “Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On: Elect Judge Roy Moore

  1. https://www.thedailybeast.com/how-the-press-corps-found-itself-on-the-ballot-in-alabama

    As much as any candidate, it is the press corps that is on the ballot on Tuesday. Exposés by The Washington Post turned what was supposed to be a sleepy contest in one of the most conservative states in the country into a political battleground. Since then, the primary question being asked of voters, and pushed by conservative media sympathetic to Moore, has been: Do you—can you—believe the sexual-misconduct allegations that you have read?

    Moore has done his best to sow doubts. He has leaned on the large, enthusiastic voter base he built throughout his decades in public life—a base that showed up in full force at a rally at Jordan’s Activity Barn here in Dale County on Monday night. And to keep it intact, he has resorted to a nonstop barrage of attacks on a press corps that he’s deemed disingenuous and agenda-driven.

    His crowd has followed his lead.

    “Nobody’s going to believe The Washington Post. That’s fake news. Nobody believes [the media]. It’s terrible. It’s terrible,” Whitey, a 71-year-old Alabamian who declined to provide his last name, told The Daily Beast. “When Trump started endorsing him, I said he’s going to be good.”

    Nearly every voter who spoke with The Daily Beast here made the same argument: The allegations that Moore sexually preyed on teenage girls when he was in his thirties are contrived; the female accusers are getting paid to speak out publicly; and the news media is in cahoots with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) and the Democrats.

    The speakers talked about the news media even more than they disparaged Jones. Moore’s wife, Kayla, used the entirety of her speech to harangue the “fake news.” Janet Porter, a TV spokeswoman for the Moore campaign, slammed the “lynch-mob media.” Another speaker told the crowd that members of the press “hate you and hold in contempt everything you hold dear, including your life and your precious Christian faith.”

  2. Today in Washington:

    http://dailycaller.com/2017/12/12/report-andrew-mccabe-postpones-house-intel-interview-amid-dossier-developments/

    Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe on Monday night reportedly postponed an appearance before the House Intelligence Committee that was scheduled for Tuesday.

    The abrupt cancellation occurred following a report by Fox News that raised new questions about connections between the Justice Department and Fusion GPS, the opposition research firm behind the infamous Trump dossier.

    Fox News reported that McCabe’s interview will be rescheduled for next week. The Justice Department told the network that the cancellation was due to a “routine scheduling error.”

    A Congressional source told The Daily Caller that the excuse is “very hard to believe.”

    A source also told Fox News that it was believed that the interview was postponed because “McCabe has an Ohr problem.”

    That’s a reference to Bruce and Nellie Ohr, the husband and wife who have recently been revealed to have connections to Fusion GPS.

    Devin Nunes on the job.

  3. https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/283195/

    SO I JUST HAD AN INTERESTING EMAIL EXCHANGE WITH THE SPECIAL COUNSEL’S PRESS OFFICE:

    Me:

    I’m hearing from a source that Lisa Page was involved in approving Peter Strzok’s warrant requests to the FISC and possibly elsewhere. Can you confirm or deny if this was the case? And please tell me what her job title and function are in your office. Thanks.

    Them (via spokesman Joshua Stueve):

    Lisa Page, who was an attorney on detail to the Special Counsel’s office, returned to the FBI’s Office of the General Counsel in mid-July.

    Me again:

    Thank you but that doesn’t answer my question. What role did Lisa Page have in the handling of warrant applications, and in particular those involving Peter Strzok?

    Them again:

    I’ll decline to comment further.

    Well, then.

    Page, remember, is the FBI lawyer with whom Strzok was having an extramarital affair and exchanging anti-Trump texts. Perhaps someone with more resources than I will be able to get to the bottom of this.

  4. ha! I’m back I got locked out months ago but I’ve been reading everyday! Anyone remember Charles 33 and diana 20. She was 19 when they met when hundreds of millions of people tuned in to watch the wedding of the century. I’m not saying it ok now but back then girls were married off young it was long before women’s lib. Good day to be back not sure of Moore he definitely needs or help not sure the wife and best friend helped him last night.

  5. And Mormaer, come back

    Wonder how many others who got locked out haven’t found their way back in yet!
    Lorac, where are you?

  6. Great read per usual and pointing out the hypocrisy, Off course we would prefer a more suitable candidate, but the media have lied and distorted things so much that anything they are against , I am for!!! Talking to a gal pal from Buffalo who also was life long dem until Obama won, and while she is a very strong feminist, she is OK with Moore because “plenty of men date women way younger and I don’t believe the media”. This is today’s new reality caused by Obama. As the adm. said 8 years ago, it was the end for all practical purposes of the traditional democratic party many of us grew up with and loved. Now they represent the worst, most corrupt effort in modern history to take down a legitimately elected President. Russia is not panning out so sexual harassment and “#me too” meme is the next step. I am not condoning any unwarranted sexual harassment of any person, and if the allegations are proven credible, he should be out. Nonetheless, I am trained to presume innocent unlike the dems who have an agenda so obvious that the media should be ashamed to be carrying their water hand in hand.

  7. 90% of the soldiers who fought for the Confederate States of American were NOT slave owners. If you wander through their cemeteries that decorate the landscape of the rural south–those that have been spared by the social justice warriors who in more rational times would be fed to a firing squad–what you will find–if the markers on their cemeteries are to be believed is these southerners fought–not to preserve slavery, but against what they perceived to be a “tyrannical and oppressive federal government” comprised. If Roy Moore prevails, then all I can say is nunc pro tun–now as then. Because the elites in Washington are doing everything they can to buffalo them into accepting a fucking nerd who is the puppet of Schumer and Pelosi, who bear nothing but contempt for them as does big media. Hopefully, they will see through this smokescreen, and vote for the policies they want and not get hung up on virtue signalling–like we see with that fucking Shelby–a poor excuse for a succcessor to a real hero Admiral Jerimiah Denton. I was looking at Shelby’s resume a minute ago, and he, like so many other RINOs spent his entire career in government, which to me is the kiss of death.

  8. admin
    December 12, 2017 at 3:56 pm
    https://pjmedia.com/instapundit/283195/

    SO I JUST HAD AN INTERESTING EMAIL EXCHANGE WITH THE SPECIAL COUNSEL’S PRESS OFFICE:
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    FBI director Christopher Wray does not understand the lesson of Watergate: that the crime is bad enough. But the cover up is even worse. And that is because we have a right to expect justice, not corruption from the FBI—and based on his appearance before Congress he has no intention of coming clean but he protects the criminals in his organization and hides behind the inspector general. Given all that has occurred here, it was unseemly for him to respond as he did in that hearing. He is no reformer, and it was a mistake to select him. Why do I believe that the moon faced sessions and mortimer snerd rosentein made this decision–redstone to cover up the corruption just as he did when he appointed the uber corrupt Moooler, while Sessions sits there totally oblivious to what is occurring. It is more ignorance than wilful blindness on his part. But with Rosenstein it is malice aforethought, and looking to cover his own ass which is hanging out there as a result of the Uranium 1 scandal.

  9. If that’s the case gonzotx then it’s over for Moore. Truthfully, if he loses they won’t have the entire year to target the GOP for supporting him, but they still will. Control of the senate will likely still be GOP, but with members like McCain, Collins, and a few others, it really hasn’t yielded the results we expected. I am more concerned about impeachment and as long as the house remains controlled by the GOP, it would be very unlikely-but who the hell knows!!!

  10. “I’ve put a Senior Attorney, with the resources he may need, to review cases in our office and make a recommendation to me,if things aren’t being pursued that need to be pursued, if cases may need more resources to complete in a proper manner,and to recommend to me if the standards for a special counsel are met, and the recommended one should be established”
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    Color me cynical. Very. Who-is-this-senior-attorney? Why should we feel any confidence in him, given what we have seen with other justice department attorneys, and given the refusal of the current director to cooperate with Congress in the exercise of their constitutional oversight of the agency. If I were not completely cynical, I might say this is some evidence that is willing to consider the appointment of a special counsel and Redstone (Rosenstein) will not be making the call on whether to appoint a special counsel to investigate the investigators. But Session has been such a disappointment that to me this sound like more mumbo jumbo. Frankly, he has so many outs to not act that I cannot take it on faith that he will not do anything to get to the bottom of this.

  11. Geez???? It’s a few hundred votes and they probably come from cities where the Dims do well. Not even 1% of the vote. We generally wait for trends at the 30%, 50%, and 70% mark.

  12. NYTimes now has Moore with a probability of winning at 53%. A rerun of election night 2016 for the NYTimes. Then the NYTimes switches to “tossup”.

    Wet fingers at Big Pink better than NYTimes.

  13. Mobile holding back its votes, Blacks voting 95% Jones, say bigger turn out than 2012, ? Obama?

    Don’t like this

  14. That will swing it back in favor of Jones….amazing they got such a huge AA turnout. Not encouraging for midterms. Trump was correct, they should have stayed with “Big Luther” and this would have not been a story. The gloating we will endure on MSM will be brutal if Jones wins.

  15. Bottom line, folks. Fuck NYT and their stupid meter:

    Roy Moore leads by 7 percentage points over Doug Jones with 62 percent of precincts fully reporting.

    Roy Moore
    Republican
    353,153 52.9%

    Doug Jones
    Democrat
    304,757 45.7

    62% reporting (1,376 of 2,220 precincts)

  16. Moore’s lead down to 21,000 and 24% not counted and they are in the cities, ie Black.. of course they held them back till they knew what they needed

  17. This non-election news just in:

    https://www.cbsnews.com/news/here-are-peter-strzoks-texts-to-lisa-page-about-trump/?linkId=45835739

    CBS News has obtained the text messages that former Special Counsel investigator Peter Strzok sent to his colleague Lisa Page, a senior FBI lawyer who was also working on the Mueller team, Paula Reid reports.

    At one point, Page wrote to Strzok, “I just saw my first Bernie Sander bumper sticker. Made me want to key the car.” Strzok replied, “He’s an idiot like Trump. Figure they cancel each other out.”

    Strzok says of Mr. Trump that he’s “awful” and “an idiot.”

    On Election Day, Strzok expressed his dismay at seeing a map showing Mr. Trump winning — he called it “f*****g terrifying,” and a week after the election, Strzok and Page were also alarmed to see that Jeff Sessions was likely to be named attorney general.

    Sessions for AG,” Strzok texted, along with a profanity. Page replied, “Good god.”

    Page and Strzok also wrote messages disparaging House Speaker Paul Ryan, with Page expressing the hope that he “fails and crashes in a blaze of glory” and Strzok responding that the GOP “needs to pull their head out of that *ss. Shows no sign of occurring any time soon.”

    Strzok, then the deputy head of counterintelligence at the FBI, was also responsible for softening the language then-FBI Director James Comey used to assess Clinton’s actions when he made a public statement about the FBI’s investigation.

    The texts were delivered to the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday night after House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes, R-California, instructed they be turned over to the committee.

    Strzok was dismissed from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team after he was suspected of sending politically sensitive text messages that appeared to mock Mr. Trump. Strzok now works in the FBI’s human resources department. Lisa Page was the other FBI agent involved in the text communications. She had been working at the special counsel’s office but had completed her detail there before the office became aware of the allegations.

    In Comey’s July 16 statement about the Clinton case, Strzok altered the language from “grossly negligent” to “extremely careless,” so that it read, “Although we did not find clear evidence that Secretary Clinton or her colleagues intended to violate laws governing the handling of classified information, there is evidence that they were extremely careless in their handling of very sensitive, highly classified information.”

  18. That’s how it looks like it will play out gonz….now 50% Moore 49% Jones with urban areas to be counted….Moore didn’t get enough of a lead to overcome urban vote imo.

  19. Well this will not bode well for Trump. To lose in Alabama. a state that he carried by 28%

    Obama can sure get those Blacks riled up

  20. They had a terrible candidate gonz and not the best climate with these allegations….senate become 51-49 . Trump put his neck on the line in Panama Beach and looks like it was not enough.

  21. Yeah. All the red precincts are in, with quite a few blue ones from the cities still left.

    Guess the NYT called this one correctly, after all. Fuckers. 🙁

  22. Exciting evening for a special election…..mixed bag as we lose a seat but perhaps avoid a protracted attack on Moore. Fox now questioning Bannon’s influence or lack thereof.

  23. Matt 77

    2 years there will be a new election, this is just to fill Sessions seat

    Maybe someone can fill his seat at the AG, he’s been asleep for a year now…

  24. Sorry to interrupt the election coverage with the Strzok news but… There are some real blockbuster texts from this guy. Big Media will try to ignore the texts by highlighting election night coverage. But this is blockbuster stuff that is coming out.

  25. Trump should have had him resign and take back his senate seat..Sessions has been pretty awful as he could have stopped the whole Russia thing. On the other hand, they say he is doing well on illegal immigration.

  26. The AG should call for Mueller to recuse himself based on the foregoing. The whole investigation is now tainted.

  27. Doug Jones is up for reelection in 2020. If he in any way wants to think about survival Jones will have to vote the way Alabama wants him to. Doug Jones will have to realize that he didn’t win, Roy Moore lost (if he indeed has lost, no concession as of yet).

  28. I don’t think Moore was a pedifile , now we know that the Dems will stop at nothing and will be accusing everyone of sexual abuse henceforth.

    And the calls for an investigation into Trumps past “sexual allegations”, will gain steam…

  29. The deep state will try to marginalize the conspirators.

    Frankly, I see them as an evil life form but hardly an aberrant one in the toxic culture of the deep state.

    I pray they are served up as an example of how the deep state operates, and an excuse to hang the deep state.

    They are a clear and present danger to the republic, and only with a special counsel is there any hope of eliminating all the evil doers, who I suspect number in the thousands across the FBI, Justice Department, NSA and IRS.

    Hang em high.

    And big media along with them

    But who’s to do it with the inert Sessions perched above it in a state of semi divine remove.

    And at no time was this more visible than during his appearance before Congress, where his testimony was downright pathetic.

  30. I think Trump is right: Jones will vote the way Pelosi and Schumer tell him to vote. His defense will be that he’s voting the way that 37% of Alabamans want him to vote.

  31. It will be non stop attacks and demands to resign on Trump’s for alleged sexual allegations and as we saw the dems sacrificed one of their most popular and effective Senators in Franken so n they can claim “clean hands” as they attack Trump.

  32. Doug Jones is up for reelection in 2020. If he in any way wants to think about survival Jones will have to vote the way Alabama wants him to. Doug Jones will have to realize that he didn’t win, Roy Moore lost (if he indeed has lost, no concession as of yet).
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    I wish I could be as optimistic as you are.

    The counter example of Manchin is more like it.

    A red state senator who follows Schumer like a poodle.

    Jones is a douche bag, in my humble opinion.

  33. The AG should call for Mueller to recuse himself based on the foregoing. The whole investigation is now tainted.
    ————
    There is a slight difference between should and will.

    Lest we forget, the celestial Sessions has recused himself.

    And co conspirator Rosenstein has testified that he is satisfied with the way the special counsel investigation is going.

    As far as I am concerned, January cannot come soon enough, that being the date when the FBI whistle blower blows his whistle, and public confidence in the FBI and Justice Department go into the toilet.

    At that point, Sessions will have to recuse himself again, and run for the senate in Alabama–if he can win.

  34. I imagine the co conspirators–Stroke, Viceman, Mooler, Ohrrrrrrrr are feeling pretty frisky right now, confident that the democrats will defend their treason, the deep state will attack and obstruct any serious investigation, and the RINOs like Sasse, Flake, Burrrrrr, etc. will be too timid to fight them. And for all is legal skills, I do not see Trey Gowdy as being any more effective than he was in getting to the bottom of Bengazi. There is but one answer to all this: a special counsel.

  35. Update: Like Jerry Lee Lewis decades ago Judge Roy Moore discovered on election night that sex scandals can kill a career. Judge Roy Moore lost the election in Alabama to an Obama Dimocrat.

    The Obama Dimocrat did not “win” but rather Judge Roy Moore lost. Perhaps it was not campaigning for the past few weeks. Perhaps.

    The big question however will be how much of the blame for this lost senate seat will be attributed to Steve Bannon and his fight against the GOP establishment. Steve Bannon can make the case that Judge Roy Moore lost because the GOP establishment abandoned Moore and engineered this defeat. In addition the GOP establishment solicited votes for write in candidates which on election night were sufficient (22,000) to deny Judge Roy Moore a win. It can be safely assumed that the battle between the GOP establishment and the anti-establishment GOP will continue.

    As to the default “winner” Doug Jones, he has a tough future ahead. He won’t be certified as a senator until December 26 at the earliest after all the provisional votes are counted. Perhaps he will have to wait until January. If the vote which is still very close remains this close (49.5-48.8 with 99% of the vote in) don’t discount a recount. Alabama law requires a recount if the vote is less than 0.5%. Once all the votes are in just after Christmas Day, we might be in for a recount. Then in 2020 Doug Jones will face the voters of Alabama again with an Obama Dimocrat record of votes.

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  36. When there is a large scale subversion of our democratic institutions and what can only be described as a soft coup which cuts across agency lines and is orchestrated by the justice department itself, it is MADNESS to expect the justice department and the FBI to clean up the mess. They are the epicenter of it, and as we have seen with both Mooler and Red Stone will endeavor to cover their tracks. If we care about the republic then the appointment of a special counsel to clean out the cancer and punish the deep state is absolutely necessary. Wray needs to be held in contempt of congress, for stiff arming congress in its attempt to exercise its constitutional authority to oversee his rogue agency.

  37. I’m disappointed about the Moore loss in Alabama. I agree with the admin. The best choice would be for the candidate that has the right ideas for the country, not the one who is most saintly. It was a very close race. I am suspicious of the black voter turnout, especially of as mentioned above, it topped the turnout for Obama in 2012. That seems fishy. If there was massive fraud occurring, let it be brought ro light in the future. Jones would have to leave office in disgrace.

    As for those Alabamans who would normally vote Republican, but either stayed home, wrote a candidate in, or voted for the Democrat, you can’t fix stupid. The rest of the country was counting on you to help move the Trump agenda forward. Thanks for nothing.

  38. Update II: Hardest hit by tonight? Al Franken. His hopes to stay in the senate after a Judge Roy Moore victory just went up in smoke.

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  39. Steve Bannon can make the case that Judge Roy Moore lost because the GOP establishment abandoned Moore and engineered this defeat. In addition the GOP establishment solicited votes for write in candidates which on election night were sufficient (22,000) to deny Judge Roy Moore a win.
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    The actions of McConnell are a distant mirror the failed strategy deployed in the Viet Nam war: destroy the village to save it.

  40. I hope Moore does demand a recount, and exposes the walk around money paid to get ignorant voters to the polls. I doubt it will change the result, but it would be a good way to fuck with them. Obviously, democrats do this on a routine basis and one bad turn deserves another. And the blame for this result needs to be placed on McConnell. His machinations lost the seat for the party at a critical moment in time, and it will make it impossible for him to deliver on the Trump agenda, and he will pay a high price for that.

  41. Hardest hit by tonight? Al Franken. His hopes to stay in the senate after a Judge Roy Moore victory just went up in smoke.
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    Perhaps that schmuck will forgo his low minded pettiness and say something noble for a change, like:

    ‘I only regret, that I have but one life to lose for my party …

  42. Perhaps an opening for the McCain Senate seat will be sooner than people expect. A true conservative in that seat would help Trump.

  43. I hope Moore demands a recount many times. That’s what Al Franken did when he lost the first Senate election he ran in, and then after many recounts, when he kept losing, it was so weird, suddenly somebody found 200 or so ballots all cast for….Al Franken. Thank God he demanded his recount many many times, just to make sure they could find these missing votes that suddenly appeared. It dragged on forever, and definitely shows what Franken is like. The stupid people of Minnesota sadly did not care, that he obviously stole the election, and so the rest is history. I hope Moore just is difficult. it will drive the dems completely crazy. What happened to the conservatives? Do they want to replaced with third world populations? Do they not want decent jobs in America? Cause that’s the issue here folks. Oy.

  44. There will be a lot of finger pointing after this fiasco. Personally, I blame the cowardly GOPe. Instead of fighting like men when these allegations against Moore surfaced, they ran away, like scared little rabbits.

    It doesn’t matter whether the allegations are true. You don’t abandon your only candidate a few weeks before an election. You stand your ground and FIGHT. Trump understands this. Our cowardly congresscritters don’t.

    I hope the tax bill passes, but frankly, I don’t expect it to. I expect our cowardly congresscritters will find a way to snatch defeat from the jaws of victory, as they always do.

  45. How strange that Deputy Director of the FBI—still in office by the way, by the grace of Mr. Maggo Sessions, would postpone his appearance before congress, just hours before he was scheduled to testify. We can only SPECULATE that this little tryst had something to do with it. I can hear it now: Senator, on the advice of my attorney, I invoke the Fifth Amendment. Well, git ready, cause you are going to hear that refrain that chorus from Peter Stroke, Viceman, (Wh)ohr, Page, and Moooler himself in the days to come. But for know, consider this may be the reason for McCabe’s delay, when a plot against Trump was discussed and then memorialized by email by Peter Stroke to his mistress and yet another corrupt FBI agent, while his cuckolded wife worked for–yup you guessed it Fusion GPS . . . . Perhaps now you can understand why Moooler, whose own ass is in a sling, would handpick Peter Stroke to be on his investigative team. Perhaps now you can see the pattern. Perhaps now you will understand why the democratic party will obstruct and defend these bastards, because they are a part of this scheme, as evidence by the yearlong phony attack against Trump for collusion with Russia, long after it was obvious that this was a dry hole. Again, Daily Caller is ahead of the power curve. Cudas to them.
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    Two FBI officials who worked on Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation exchanged text messages last year in which they appear to have discussed ways to prevent Donald Trump from being elected president.

    “I want to believe the path you threw out for consideration in Andy’s office — that there’s no way [Trump] gets elected — but I’m afraid we can’t take that risk,” FBI counterintelligence official Peter Strzok wrote in a cryptic text message to Lisa Page, an FBI lawyer and his mistress.

    “It’s like an insurance policy in the unlikely event you die before you’re 40,” Strzok wrote in the text, dated Aug. 15, 2016.

    Andy is likely Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe.

  46. Bottom line…if Alabama had listened to PDT from the beginning and nominated Strange…he would have won and Alabama would have a GOP Senator…

    in an ideal world, Sessions should have just gone back to where he belongs and spare PDT another freaking loss & more problems

    I am beginning to believe that Sessions is a very self centered & self serving person…he should have the basic decency to allow PDT to appoint someone to DOJ who can actually do the job…Sessions is “neutralized”

    as someone recently said “Sessions does not know where his recusal starts & ends” I think he may have been Jim Jordan

    it seems Sessions is being forced to become more vocal because of all that is being revealed, if you listen to Rosenstein today in front of Congress…it doesn’t sound like anyone is going to be held responsible for anything…

  47. Mark Stein pour a bucket of warm piss over the head of Jones, who is a typical hollow man of the left. Jones reminds me of the Scarecrow in The Wizard of Oz Jones in which case his theme song should be:

    I could while away the hours
    Conferrin’ with the flowers,
    Consulting with the rain;
    And my head I’d be a scratchin’
    While my thoughts are busy hatchin’
    If I only had a brain.
    _____________

    As Alabama’s most eligible bachelor, Roy Moore liked nubile young women, and nubile means “marriageable” (from the Latin, nubilis). Indeed, he eventually married one of them – the aforementioned client of barristerial Jewry. Today, in the western world, nubile girls are no longer regarded as marriageable: They’re supposed to go to college and think about settling down and having one yuppie designer kid when they’re 39. I see I’m in danger of connecting Roy Moore to my big-picture demographic thesis, so let me just note that the chattering classes’ conviction that dating teenage girls makes one a paedo doesn’t seem to extend to the expanding cohort of Muslim politicians: David Cameron’s Islamic poster-gal Baroness Warsi was married at 19 to her Pakistani cousin.

    Strictly on the merits, the original Washington Post story would have been better solely focused on the fourteen-year-old accuser, but they – and much of the coastal commentariat – couldn’t resist what the locals evidently discerned as a not so subtle dig at Alabama mores more generally. Unfortunately for him, Moore lacks the nimbleness of Donald Trump, who can skip through fields of lethal mines like a frog skimming lily pads without a care in the world. For all the talk of the new populism, it’s worth remembering that the Trump of 2015 is not of general application: he was a unique combination of brilliant instinct, low cunning, and a celebrity status that made him all but indestructible to the usual cannily timed “dirty tricks” – which is what the Moore story, like the Billy Bush tape, was.

    Nonetheless, Moore lost narrowly enough to suggest that it wasn’t the accusations that did him in. He could have survived those, just about. What killed him was that he was running against both the Democrats and the Republicans – including Alabama’s own senior senator, Richard Shelby. (Trump post-Billy Bush was in a similar position, as the likes of Paul Ryan, Kelly Ayotte, etc, stampeded to distance themselves.) But Roy Moore was the nominee only because the smart guys over-invested in Luther Strange (just as in 2015 they over-invested in Jeb Bush). In the first round of primary voting, Mitch McConnell’s priority was to prop up Strange by taking out what he regarded as his principal threat, Mo Brooks. Congressman Brooks would have made an excellent senator, and would have been elected in a walk, and he can also claim more plausibly than Moore to be a populist conservative aligned with the Trump agenda. But McConnell didn’t want him in the Senate and, as he saw it, once Brooks was gone, Luther Strange would have no trouble walloping Moore in the run-off.

    But don’t worry, say the usual geniuses: Doug Jones is just this season’s Scott Brown. As Massachusetts did with Elizabeth Warren, Alabama will return to the natural order of things in 2020. Well, maybe. But, as we’ve just seen, the one thing you can take to the bank is the Stupid Party’s unerring knack to out-stupid themselves. In the meantime, a Congressional majority already vulnerable to the monstrous egos of John McCain, Susan Collins et al just got shaved to a micro-sliver: Mike Pence is going to be spending a lot of time at the Senate casting the deciding vote – assuming, that is, McConnell has any legislation he can actually get to the floor.

    A final thought on Moore: Yes, he’s a kook, and an insufficiently nimble one to dodge the incoming schoolgirls. But as I wrote three months age: Whatever one feels about Roy Moore, he’s principled enough to be willing to lose his job over the Ten Commandments and same-sex marriage. That’s unusual in American politics.

    I’ll say. Listening to Doug Jones’ victory speech, I found my heart sinking under the weight of all the usual tinny boilerplate, culminating inevitably in that most exhausted invocation of Martin Luther King and the arc of the moral universe bending toward justice, which was in fact formulated not by King but by the 19th-century abolitionist Theodore Parker. But Obama had it sewn on an Oval Office rug and no Dem is gonna argue with that.

    Jones seemed the very epitome of the hollow men of the professional political class. He’ll fit right in.

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