People in Alabama Knew Attacks on Roy Moore Were Coming, Writer Says

LifeZette | 11/23/2017 | Staff
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The Left was always going to come at Alabama Republican Roy Moore with everything they had, a conservative author told Laura Ingraham on Wednesday night.

Moore, a former Alabama Supreme Court chief justice and now Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate, has been accused of having relations with a 14-year-old girl and assaulting a 17-year-old when he was in his early thirties, more than 30 years ago.

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The charges have upended the race to replace Jeff Sessions. The special election is Dec. 12, and Moore faces liberal Democrat Doug Jones. The race has already distressed Alabama voters, writer Quin Hillyer said on Fox News' "The Ingraham Angle" on Wednesday.

"I think there's a very large number of Alabamians who wish we had another choice right now," Hillyer said. "I would say certainly a plurality of Alabamians are unhappy that we face this uncertain and tawdry election when we haven't had time to get to the bottom of things. We don't know what the truth is. This is not a good situation."

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Moore has firmly denied that he ever did anything improper with a 14-year-old, saying he never even met the accuser, and has also denied the allegation of sexual assault.

The race had otherwise been seen as a safe bet for Republicans, but some polls show Moore now losing. President Donald Trump has declined so far to call for Moore to step out of the race, possibly delaying the special election.

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On Tuesday, Trump said "we don't need a liberal person in there," and noted the allegations have been "totally" denied by Moore.

Ingraham noted that Hillyer, a contributor to National Review and Yellowhammer News, supported Rep. Mo Brooks (R-Ala.) in the Republican primary. Moore easily defeated Brooks.

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"The Republican voters in Alabama did choose Roy Moore," said Hillyer. "When they chose Roy Moore, they knew that the...
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