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Roy Moore Win A Movement That Has Elites Shaking
The Washington Times ^ | 09/27/17 | Cheryl K. Chumley -

Posted on 09/27/2017 2:17:32 PM PDT by Enlightened1

Roy Moore just beat Luther Strange in the Republican runoff for Alabama’s U.S. Senate seat, by roughly 10 percentage points.

And now both Democrats and the establishment wing of the Republicans are shaking in their boots — or at least, they ought to be.

This wasn’t a win so much for a man as it was a message from voters for a principle — for a movement, one that elitists have been trying to stamp for years is still alive.

It’s a movement that goes like this: We’re the American citizens, you’re the political class, and you work for us. It’s a populist-minded movement, a Christian conservative movement, the same type that brought President Donald Trump to the White House in the 2016 elections — the same type that fueled the wins of tea party candidates in the last several elections.

Moore was supposed to go down in flames. That’s what the media told voters. That’s what everyone from Sen. Mitch McConnell to Trump wanted.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections; US: Alabama
KEYWORDS: 115th; al2017; deplorables; elites; roymoore; roymoorevictory; roymoorewins; shaking; third100days; trumpism; win
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1 posted on 09/27/2017 2:17:32 PM PDT by Enlightened1
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Looking good!


2 posted on 09/27/2017 2:20:27 PM PDT by samtheman (As an oil exporter, why would the Russians prefer Trump to Hillary? (Get it or be stupid.))
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They’ll just co-opt him when he gets to DC.................


3 posted on 09/27/2017 2:22:25 PM PDT by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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To: Enlightened1

President Trump did not “want” a Moore victory. He positioned himself so he wins either way.

Brilliant bit of strategy.

L


4 posted on 09/27/2017 2:22:36 PM PDT by Lurker (President Trump isn't our last chance. President Trump is THEIR last chance.)
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To: Red Badger

I doubt that will work on Moore.

He has already been bloodied by them. He will not be turned.


5 posted on 09/27/2017 2:25:07 PM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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To: Enlightened1

Extrapolation to panic

One seat does not a movement make


6 posted on 09/27/2017 2:26:52 PM PDT by Thibodeaux (whites seem to actually be supreme)
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A Movement That Has Elites Shaking


I suppose the world would be less colorful without hyperbole, but it would be nice to not have every visual be stunning, amazing, and other must-click links. The mental/emotional fluffing gets old.


7 posted on 09/27/2017 2:29:23 PM PDT by sparklite2 (I'm less interested in the rights I have than the liberties I can take.)
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To: Red Badger

Moore is not strange...


8 posted on 09/27/2017 2:30:25 PM PDT by Paladin2 (No spelchk nor wrong word auto substition on mobile dev. Please be intelligent and deal with it....)
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To: Enlightened1

We have pitchforks (figuratively, please no notes or responses saying this is inappropriate), tar, feathers, and a rail to ride folks out of town on.

The wave is cresting folks... look out below.

GOPe, we’re coming for YOU.


9 posted on 09/27/2017 2:33:17 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (John McBane is the turd in the national puch-bowl.)
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To: Paladin2

But he is funny...............


10 posted on 09/27/2017 2:33:18 PM PDT by Red Badger (Road Rage lasts 5 minutes. Road Rash lasts 5 months!.....................)
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To: Enlightened1

I have said it many times that no one here can complain about the people in DC because we sent them there, many times with no real vetting, and if you don’t like things then get off your ass and send them home, and stop acting like a helpless victim.

ALABAMA DID THERE PART! Now what is our excuse?


11 posted on 09/27/2017 2:35:23 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Red Badger

That’s up to the people of Alabama.

Dont comfort yourself with talk of God, and a southern accent.

He is your employee, and you all have a responsibility to say on his ass 24/7.


12 posted on 09/27/2017 2:37:10 PM PDT by VanDeKoik
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To: Enlightened1

Let’s keep them quaking!


13 posted on 09/27/2017 2:37:52 PM PDT by victim soul (victim soul)
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To: Enlightened1

Let’s keep them quaking!


14 posted on 09/27/2017 2:38:32 PM PDT by victim soul (victim soul)
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To: Paladin2

Strange is no more.....


15 posted on 09/27/2017 2:58:46 PM PDT by Hambone 1934
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To: Red Badger
They’ll just co-opt him when he gets to DC

Yeah, good luck with that.
Moore's the type that will sooner go to his grave than betray his principles. He may likely be a pain in the neck who will be marginalized by his colleagues and rendered ineffective, but turn? Oh, uh...no

16 posted on 09/27/2017 3:13:35 PM PDT by stormhill
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They’ll just co-opt him when he gets to DC

I agree they co-opt most, but I wouldn't count on it with Roy Moore. He has tangled with the best of them, and is willing to cut his losses and stand for principles.

17 posted on 09/27/2017 3:18:38 PM PDT by backwoods-engineer (Trump won; we got Gorsuch and a bit of the MAGA agenda. But now the Swamp is back in control.)
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To: Enlightened1

Wicker, Hatch, Heller and Flake need to be repealed and replaced in 2018.


18 posted on 09/27/2017 3:28:41 PM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here Of Citizen Parents - Know Islam, No Peace -No Islam, Know Peace)
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To: Red Badger

You don’t know who Roy Moore is, do you?


19 posted on 09/27/2017 3:29:30 PM PDT by Lurkinanloomin (Natural Born Citizen Means Born Here Of Citizen Parents - Know Islam, No Peace -No Islam, Know Peace)
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I don’t think for a minute that Trump is sorry Moore won. I think he calculated that opposing Strange in the primary while he was trying to work with the Senate would just make it that much harder to get things done, but inside he was having gigglefits about the idea of primarying another RINO.


20 posted on 09/27/2017 3:31:11 PM PDT by Ronin (Blackface or bolt-ons, it's the same fraud. - Norm Lenhart)
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