(and the alleged victim’s prior unwillingness to tell her story does, in my mind, tend to boost her credibility) But how does Roy Moore go about proving his innocence?
We’re to demand he drop out of the race and just disappear whether he is innocent or guilty?
Roy Moore was a powerful man in Alabama — and still is, judging by the backlash against her for speaking out.
I’m not a fan of Mitch Mc Connell, and arguably he made this Roy Moore mess for himself by backing Luther Strange over the much more electable Mo Brooks in the GOP primary.
Addressing a gathering at the Huntsville Christian Academy in Huntsville, Ala., on Sunday night, the former judge suggested that he was investigating his accusers, threatened to sue The Washington Post and called on the United States to restore its culture by going “back to God.” “We can be proud of where we came from and where we’re going if we go back to God,” Moore said at his second public event since The Post reported the allegations of misconduct last week.
“If we go back to God, we can be unified again,” he said.
But the fact that so many of his Alabama Evangelical supporters are willing to stand by him anyway is a fact that will be devastating in ways that they cannot grasp.
Erick Erickson is being contrary on this issue this morning: Maybe Roy Moore did it.
"We'll call you and we'll go out to dinner." — and then not follow up.They have an awesome article about friendships and changes in those also. Do not assume we no longer want to participate in couples events. Death comes suddenly or in tiny increments over years. But I have to tell you that the pile on and rush to condemn and destroy the man increasingly strikes me as more politically motivated than based on the allegations, which just provide a nice cover.If Roy Moore did do to a 14 year old as he is accused of, he should quit the race.Nearly 40 percent of Alabama evangelicals said in a new poll that they are more likely to vote for GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore following allegations of sexual misconduct against him.A JMC analytics poll found that 37 percent of evangelicals surveyed said the allegations make them more likely to vote for the GOP Senate candidate in the upcoming election.This does not make Corfman’s allegations true, but it does offer a plausible non-political explanation for why she didn’t come out until now.Also, she didn’t seek out the media to peddle her story. Had any reporter approached her during one of Moore’s earlier races, perhaps she would have come forward, or perhaps not.You might even want to print it out and send it to people you know. 7 tips to help a widow/widower This really helped me the first few times I felt abandoned by family/friends/church members who had insisted they would be there for me..then a couple of months later... "life" happened to them as I was desperately trying to stay still and not lose the fragile state of denial I was in.