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Friday, August 11, 2017

Roy Moore, the controversial former judge and a leading contender in Alabama's Senate race, has said "maybe [Vladimir] Putin is right" and "more akin to me than I know" given the Russian leader's stance on gay marriage. Moore, who was propelled to fame in 2001 over his refusal to remove a monument to the Ten Commandments that he'd installed in state courthouse, is a leading contender to fill the vacancy left by Donald Trump's attorney general, Jeff Sessions. Several polls have indicated Moore could have the edge in the Republican primary.

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There is growing concern among Republican elites about the rising popularity of Putin among some conservatives. The party's leaders remain steadfastly opposed to Putin, and recently forced Trump to reluctantly pass new sanctions against Russia. But the rank-and-file's stance appears to be softening; polls suggest that Putin's favorability ratings among Republicans have steadily increased in recent years.

Trump's repeated declarations of admiration for Putin provide some explanation for the trend, but others have pointed out the growing affinity between the evangelical wing of the GOP and Putin's Russia.

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Time for these subversives to remove their USA lapel flag pins and get some of the Russian flag pins.

You know,
'truth in advertising' and all...

#1 | Posted by oldwhiskeysour at 2017-08-11 10:46 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Ah, the gays. Bringing together rwingers in Russia and the US. It's all about the love.

Or maybe it's all about the hate and intolerance.

#2 | Posted by Corky at 2017-08-11 12:47 PM | Reply

#1

Been waiting for that. And won't be surprised when it happens.

#3 | Posted by TedBaxter at 2017-08-11 01:55 PM | Reply

Raygun must be spinning in his grave at what the gop is now. Wonder if he'll announce that, "he didn't leave the rep. party, the party left him".

#4 | Posted by zelkova at 2017-08-11 04:07 PM | Reply

Wonder if he'll announce that, "he didn't leave the rep. party, the party left him".

Since he's kinda dead, your wonderings are wasted.

#5 | Posted by cookfish at 2017-08-11 04:09 PM | Reply

Given a choice between putin and trump, hmmmm.

#6 | Posted by bat4255 at 2017-08-11 05:39 PM | Reply

Can't think for yourself? Vote GOP.

#7 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2017-08-11 05:55 PM | Reply | Funny: 1

Want the Gubment to do your thinking for you? Vote Donkey.

#8 | Posted by cookfish at 2017-08-11 06:06 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Want the Guberment to be told how to legislate away your constitutional rights by the Religious Reich? Vote like a donkey for a Rethug.

Republicans; we've been dumbing down society in the red states for years because we like stupid, low-information, easily manipulated voters.

Also, "Judge" Roy Moore is an evil, vile POS. If he manages to win in spite of this rhetoric, then I vote we build Drumpf's wall around Alabama and fill it up with Trumpublicans. They can have their little experiment in Christian Sharia Law and Supply Side Economics. We could sell PPV to the battles once the Hunger Games begin.

#9 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2017-08-11 06:40 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 4

Roy Moore, the controversial former judge and a leading contender in Alabama's Senate race, has said "maybe [Vladimir] Putin is right" and "more akin to me than I know" given the Russian leader's stance on gay marriage.

Quick, someone tell him what ISIS thinks of gay marriage!

#10 | Posted by snoofy at 2017-08-11 06:45 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

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Anyone that considers themsleves to be a patriotic American would revile Ray Moore. Then there are the idiots in Alabama who are too stupid to understand anything beyone "I hate ------." That is the entire argument amongst the stupid which constitute the majority in Alabama. Hey, I had relatives there, I've spent time there. Yes they really are that stupid there. We could lose every person in Alabama and the total IQ of America would rise.

#11 | Posted by danni at 2017-08-12 05:51 AM | Reply | Newsworthy 1

Respect. When Obama was president real Americans couldn't help but respect Putin because we knew he loved his people and his country and Obama did not.

#12 | Posted by visitor_ at 2017-08-12 10:32 AM | Reply | Funny: 1 | Newsworthy 1

#12;

Obama loved real Americans. Why would you expect him to love all the racist neoconfederates that thought he was a Kenyan? Your statement of praise for putin demonstrates you hate the United States too.

#13 | Posted by IndianaJones at 2017-08-12 11:38 AM | Reply

#12

And now you've got a man you can respect in the WH?

Hit your head recently?

#14 | Posted by Zed at 2017-08-12 12:08 PM | Reply

"Respect. When Obama was president real Americans couldn't help but respect Putin because we knew he loved his people and his country and Obama did not."

You knew Putin loved his people? What a joke! You are pathetic.

#15 | Posted by danni at 2017-08-12 12:27 PM | Reply

#12 - If by "his people" you mean Putin loves other Russian oligarchs then you're right. Just like Drumpf loves his people, other filthy rich, white oligarch wanna bes. If you think BLOTUS loves those of you who voted for him rather than seeing you as useful marks through which he can further enrich himself, then you are a bigger idiot than you appear to be every time you post your treasonous drivel.

#16 | Posted by _Gunslinger_ at 2017-08-12 02:07 PM | Reply | Newsworthy 2

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