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Roy Moore Left Homecoming Dance Early To Get Into Twitter War With Jimmy Kimmel

If I lived in Alabama, I wouldn’t vote for Roy Moore. Even if I was a Republican, I wouldn’t vote for Roy Moore. I know this because I didn’t vote for Hillary Clinton or Donald Trump last year, I wrote in Bernie Sanders. You should hear how mad that makes some people. I also voted for Ralph Nader over Gore or Bush in 2000. I’ve been called reckless, irresponsible, naïve and worse, but when it came down to it, I couldn’t pull the lever for someone I felt lacked the moral authority to hold the position I was voting for, so I voted for the person I thought would be the best choice for that position, even if they had no chance of winning. It’s called a protest vote, and it tells candidates I may not support your opponent, but you have failed to earn my vote.

Which brings us to Roy Moore, who is leading in polls for a special election to the US Senate despite the fact that he has been accused of being inappropriately sexual with young teenager girls when he was in his 30’s. A lot of people are pretending not to understand why, but the reasons his supporters are giving for supporting him aren’t that far off from the reasons I was told I should vote for Hillary Clinton and not Bernie Sanders, and they mainly boil down to “the other guys are horrible, we need our guy.”

The reason I tell you this is so that when I say I agree with Jimmy Kimmel when he tells the people of Alabama they shouldn’t vote for Roy Moore, I’m not being partisan. I’m a person who won’t support a candidate from my own party if they’ve failed to earn my vote, and I don’t see anyone can think Roy Moore earned their vote.

Setting aside the attempted statutory rape for a second (but the man is running for the Senate, should we really set that aside?), he also got into a Twitter flame war with Jimmy Kimmel. Which is becoming of a future senator.

Roy Moore just got roasted by the number 3 late-night host. That’s pretty embarrassing. And he wasn’t even done, he dedicated most his monologue to Moore, as seen in the clip he tweeted after the show.

And then he sent a comedian disguised as a Moore supporter down to Alabama to do a man on the street segment. I think the best part is when he gets a Moore supporter to give him a high-five after saying “When I was in seventh grade, my mom gave my teacher permission to date me and I turned out okay.”

It is amazing to me that the same people who a few months ago were losing their minds over a fake pedophile ring in the non-existent basement of a pizza parlor are now all going “so he touched a few thirteen year olds, what’s the big deal. We’re just electing him to be one of the most powerful people in the nation, not a schoolteacher.”

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