Roy Moore Accused Of Sex Encounter With 14 Year-Old Girl When He Was 32, GOP Leaders React Swiftly

The Washington Post reports:

Leigh Corfman says she was 14 years old when an older man approached her outside a courtroom in Etowah County, Ala. She was sitting on a wooden bench with her mother, they both recall, when the man introduced himself as Roy Moore.

It was early 1979 and Moore — now the Republican nominee in Alabama for a U.S. Senate seat — was a 32-year-old assistant district attorney. He struck up a conversation, Corfman and her mother say, and offered to watch the girl while her mother went inside for a child custody hearing.

Alone with Corfman, Moore chatted with her and asked for her phone number, she says. Days later, she says, he picked her up around the corner from her house in Gadsden, drove her about 30 minutes to his home in the woods, told her how pretty she was and kissed her. On a second visit, she says, he took off her shirt and pants and removed his clothes. He touched her over her bra and underpants, she says, and guided her hand to touch him over his underwear.

Three other women make similar claims in the above-linked report. More from the Associated Press:

The Moore campaign called the report “the very definition of fake news and intentional defamation.” Senior Republicans swiftly called for Moore to step aside if the allegations are shown to be true.

“The allegations against Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore are deeply troubling,” said Colorado Sen. Chairman Cory Gardner, who leads the Senate GOP campaign arm.  “If these allegations are found to be true, Roy Moore must drop out of the Alabama special Senate election.”

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell added, “If these allegations are true, he must step aside.”

  • Tatonka

    Anyone else surprised it wasn’t a boy?

    • Tawreos

      Maybe the boys just haven’t come forward just yet.

      • matrem

        Yet, if we’re lucky.

      • Tulle Christensen

        Yea it will take boys to sink his chances in Alabama

        Remember….dead girl/live boy

        • Christopher Smith

          That was Fast Eddie (Edwin Edwards–in Lousiana , spelling intentional–but also applies in Alabammy.

          • Craig Howell

            I believe it’s spelled Al-Abama

          • pch1013

            Talibama

      • Judas Peckerwood

        I assume that they’re buried under his cellar floor.

        • vstill

          Alabama (on the whole) doesn’t have cellars. They do have crawl spaces. Too creepy and too late for Halloween!

    • Ninja0980

      Nope.
      His low option of women made it very likely that he would do something like this.

    • Mark Née Fuzz

      I was and am. His rabid anti-LGBT stance would certainly suggest it.

    • Harley

      The boys are definitely dead and buried long ago.

    • Lawerence Collins

      That’s just a better hidden body

    • Blake Jordan

      Nope, most raging homophobes are straight!!!

    • JCF

      With child predators, it’s often more a question of *access* than anything else. These girls’ mothers were all “Ooh, a nice well-dressed man wants to be w/ my daughter: score!” [Attention to their sons might have raised more of an eyebrow. Note that w/ Roman Catholic mothers of the same era, re priests, it was usually the other way around.]

      • another_steve

        Interesting comment, JCF.

        Here on our American Public Television some years ago, there was a documentary exposé about the “little girl beauty pageants” prevalent in the deep south. Mothers putting makeup on their little girls and dressing them in “sexy” outfits to make them “enticing” to the judges.

        Freaked me out.

        I urge anyone interested to google for it. The program might still be available online, somewhere on the web.

        • Ragnar Lothbrok

          Jon Benet Ramsey

        • Bj Lincoln

          I’ve seen shows in the subject and it is sick. I would never do that to my daughter.

    • another_steve

      I’m surprised it wasn’t livestock.

      • Ragnar Lothbrok

        Goats don’t talk

        • JCF

          However, they do kid.

          {runs away}

          • Ragnar Lothbrok

            Actually, just the females do 🙂

          • jmax

            Sex with a MALE goat? That’s just wrong!

      • GayOldLady

        Livestock tell no tales.

        • JohnJay

          Plus, you can eat them.

          • GayOldLady

            Ugh!!!

          • David Walker

            There was an episode of “Alfred Hitchcock Presents” in which a woman kills her husband with a frozen leg of lamb. I don’t remember how the cops find out about it, but the leg of lamb thaws during the investigation, she invites them to stay for dinner, and all of them eat the murder weapon.

          • GayOldLady

            LOL!!!! Alfred Hitchcock was so demented. That sounds exactly like a twist he would come up with.

          • E Fulton Silvernale

            Based on a short story by Roald Dahl

          • HoratioCaine

            she got away with it, married the cop and tried to do it again but the feezer had broken & it was thawed, not frozen.

          • Danieruw

            Only in the TV version, not in the original short story it’s based on.

          • Danieruw

            “Lamb to the Slaughter” by Roald Dahl

          • ColdCountry

            Ever see, or read, “Fried Green Tomatoes?”

        • MT YVR

          ACTUAL silence of the lambs…

  • Proud MOFO Beaner (bkb)

    FAKE NEWS!!

    –Dee Plorable

    (This will make him more popular)

  • bkmn
    • Lazycrockett

      Love that movie

  • Rebecca Gardner

    In 1979 I was almost the same age as Leigh Corfman. That is really creepy and disgusting.

    RWNJs really are the masters of psychological projection. Moral Law my ass. You’re just trying to cover your sins.

  • Sam_Handwich
    • Jim Maloney

      Pre-2016, but then Trump came and the video and all that is Trump, and he still ‘won’ with his crowd. I would guess Alabama is similar with this guy. But it would be nice if it wasn’t.

      • Todd20036

        Trump raped a girl, too. Didn’t hurt him any

        • Jim Maloney

          Same accusation. I don’t know why this is any different except that he’s not Trump. It’ll be a good test of what really matters to that electorate.

        • Craig Howell

          Because Moore is Anointed.

        • Bj Lincoln

          I can’t understand that part. No one is bringing it up! He was in deep shit over a 13 year old girl right before the election and she just disappeared. All those women just backed off? It had to have cost him a ton to shut up that many people.

    • Todd20036

      I’m not forking him

    • greenmanTN

      I don’t think it’s going to be that easy. His supporters are just gonna say this ‘godly’ man is being smeared with fake news by the librul media.

    • Bj Lincoln

      Good to hear!

  • crewman

    It’s difficult for me to think even his normal supporters will be OK with this:

    Three other women say Moore pursued them when he was in his 30s and they were between the ages of 16 and 18. “I wasn’t ready for that — I had never put my hand on a man’s penis, much less an erect one.”

    Think of how terrifying, confusing, and isolating this must have been to these girls, having a man of his authority, an Assistant DA, doing this to them.

    • Ben in Oakland

      I’ve said much the same thing, Ryan Reynolds forgive me.

    • bcarter3

      I know what you mean, but it’s still shocking to see the word “normal” applied to anyone who could support this moron.

  • Gregory B

    Well now, isn’t this an early Christmas present?!

    • Dreaming Vertebrate

      Merry Christmas!!

      • Ragnar Lothbrok

        Happy Holidays!

        • Todd20036

          HAPPY FUCKING EVERYTHING!!!

          • Ragnar Lothbrok

            You seem to be in a mood today.
            I like it.

  • PickyPecker
  • Tawreos

    They do know that simply screaming fake news is not a refutation of the story. I know the deplorables will buy it, but he isn’t only getting the support of the deplorables. Maybe the itty bitty gun he keeps showing off came from one of his little girlfriends and not his wife.

  • bkmn

    This should put us one seat closer to controlling the Senate.

    • Jeffrey

      I doubt he’ll step down. You’d have to bet on Alabama voting for a liberal over grown man who diddled a 14 year old. I don’t like those odds.

  • Ninja0980

    This man called for LGBT people to be executed.
    The GOP can take their “outrage” over this and shove it.

  • Ben in Oakland

    38 years ago? I hate Moore and everything he stands for with a passion, yet even I don’t really care about it, or give it credence, or think that it has a thing to do with anything.

    • Rascal

      Huh?

    • Natty Enquirer

      Not even for Mr. “God On My Side”?

    • JCF

      Multiple reports? And is it just sexual assault you think has an expiration date, or would murder “38 years ago* be all “Meh” too?

      • Treant

        It is slightly different; murder has no statue of limitations in any jurisdiction. So if an accusation turns up 38 years later–and sometimes they do–they’re thoroughly investigated and proof, if any, is accumulated.

        While it’s rare for a case that cold to be prosecuted, much less convicted, it does occasionally happen.

    • Tawreos

      With three other people saying the same thing it lends some credibility to it. True or not in the current environment it might be enough to keep from unleashing a monster on the whole of America.

      • Ben in Oakland

        But there is another monster it might unleash. I don’t know if you are old enough to remember the satanic child molestation and McMartin pre-school scandals of the 80’s and 90’s. A lot of innocent people were destroyed. Or pizza gate.

        I have no objection to credible evidence destroying someone like Moore. But just someone saying it doesn’t make it true, or credible. That kind of crap has been directed at gay men for centuries. I’m quite leery of it.

    • MikeBx2

      She was 14.

    • John Ruff

      Yes. He propositioned a girl under 14 and they played doctor. He’s a sick fuck. Lock him up

    • Treant

      If it were one, I’d be somewhat comfortable with giving it limited credence. There’s always a less than sane or bribe-able person out there who will make any accusation you wish.

      Two, three? No, that’s really stretching the bounds of probability to the breaking point.

      I betcha we hear of at least three more in the next few days. Then more after that… Any sick fuck who will do this three times did it a LOT more than three when they got away with it.

      • Ben in Oakland

        I can’t disagree with you at all. Nor does the revelation surprise me.

        But if his twice being removed from the bench, has derogatory remarks, his wingnuttery, and his disrespect for SCOTUS and the rule of law don’t bother his supporters, this won’t either.

  • SkokieGuy [ChicagoAdjacentGuy]

    This won’t mean a thing. His voters are brainwashed cult members. Any that conflicts with their views is ignored.

    Moore violated his oath of office and the US Constitution and that didn’t bother voters. They won’t consider this anything other than a ‘lamestream media’ attempt to discredit their hero.

  • John Ruff

    WaPo Breaking: Mitch McConnell calls on Roy Moore to exit Alabama Senate race ‘if these allegations are true’

    • AlternativeQuacks

      Turtle really sticking his neck out there.

      • John Ruff

        Turtle should be asking trumpf to step down as well.

  • fuow

    Please, if any god be listening: Let him resign. What a horrid thought, that these may be true. Those poor girls.

  • Ninja0980

    You know the girls will be the one blamed for the fact a man twice their age was asking them out on dates and more.

    • Ragnar Lothbrok

      What were they wearing anyway ?!?!

      • Treant

        The same as Hillary Clinton’s data when Bernie stuck his hands on it…far too little, and it deserved to get touched.

        • The_Wretched

          That’s a weird and deranged stretch.

          • Ragnar Lothbrok

            Kinda Neat ins’t it ?

  • JCF

    McCain has just asked Moore to withdraw.

    • Cuberly Deux

      …insert Breitbart anti-McCain stroke here.

      • Hryflex

        If only….

    • The_Wretched

      More republican Senators should get brain tumors if it’s the only way they can be honest and maybe even decent.

    • Todd20036

      That’s because Moore didn’t use enough lube…

      • JCF

        Just no, Todd.

  • Michael R

    Is he up for a Trump pardon yet ?

  • bkmn

    Has anyone gotten a statement from Mrs. Moore yet? Is she still standing by her man?

    • lattebud

      Being the good Christian woman she is, she is probably scheming how to shame the accusers as gypsys, tramps and thieves.

      • northern_neighbour

        While clipping her maturing coupons from the Term Deposits in the the “Moral Law Foundation” bank vault. Cuz Money Talks!

      • coram nobis

        But every night the men will still come around and lay their money down.

    • Boreal

      Of course. They have their grifting foundation that produces tax free cash.

    • Butch

      You even need to ask?

    • matrem

      Is Tammy Wynette still dead?

    • Bluto

      Standing beside, cupping his balls, holding a bibble & prepared to say that any woman who has sex (consensual or not) is a dirty slut.

    • Todd20036

      She’s standing by her man’s bank account.

    • a (Bi) Child of God

      I don’t care about what she thinks of this. People should listen to survivors, not biased family members.

  • Bluto

    Is this true? Anyone have proof? I sure as hell hope so.

    • bkmn

      The WaPo article quotes at least three different women who he allegedly abused when they were under 18

      • Bluto

        That’s sounds solid but alotta peeps didn’t believe the allegations against cosby until around the 50th woman came forward.

        • Lizard

          And he still got off.

          And people fucking wonder why women don’t report these crimes.

          • coram nobis

            “Got off” is perhaps an unfortunate way of putting it.

          • Bluto

            Actually, I think it’s a perfect way of saying it.

        • Bad Tom

          The bar has been lowered.

    • GayOldLady

      This woman’s mother is still alive and recalls Moore asking to sit with her daughter while she went into a courtroom for some sort of Family court hearing. Friends from HS also remember her telling them about Moore. One friend even says she told her not to go out with him.

      • The_Wretched

        Those facts are enough for a disbarment. Predatory actions on litigants is against the fair administration of justice.

  • Bad Tom

    Hey Moore, FOUNDATION FOR MORAL LAW, you creep.
    Your KARMA may finally be catching up with you.

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!
    ——-
    You just knew he was a predator.

  • MikeBx2

    These perverts seem to arrogantly believe they will suffer no consequences for their past behavior. Who do they think they are, Donald Trump?

  • We already knew Roy Moore was contemptible. This just exemplifies that even more. Those poor girls.

  • Treant

    I still think they see a Moore loss on the horizon and are trying not to panic Republican voters, who will then abandon them in droves in 2018 because nobody backs a loser.

    The information released is undoubtedly true, it’s just that the timing is carefully chosen to turn a slight but completely unexpected loss into a crash and burn, but completely expected loss.

    • ben-andy

      A Roy Moore LOSS changes the maths too: Thugs 51 and Dems/Inds 49. The Thugs than then lose ONE vote and Pence will break the tie.

      • Treant

        As a seriously improbable pickup (all factors being equal, which they now definitely aren’t), it also alters the map of the Senate races in 2018.

    • Bad Tom

      May Moore’s death spiral be tight, confusing, and complete.

    • Ragnar Lothbrok

      You are moore / less correct

      • northern_neighbour

        Ragnar’s spelling this semester, sometimes sloppy in the past, has shown contextual improvement. It’s the grammar and punctuation however … that sometimes surprise. Social skills continue to develop as expected. He is, perhaps, more drawn to boys in the class, it seems, although polite with the girls.

        • Ragnar Lothbrok

          Yay me!

  • Lazycrockett

    That’s just Thursday in Alabama folks.

    • Treant

      Wednesday. If it were Thursday to Tuesday, he would have done this to his sister.

      • coram nobis

        Don’t they call that “family values”?

        • Treant

          Well, it’s definitely keeping the genetic “value” in the family…

          I think the Duggars believe in that, too. Has anybody genetically-tested their kids?

    • Lazycrockett

      PErfect.

    • Cuberly Deux

      GAH!

      That is some freeze-dried humor there…dry dry dry…

    • safari

      *slow clap*

    • Paula

      I hear Kevin Spacey is free for a couple of months.

      • MT YVR

        Nah, he’s gonna have a cost.

        Oh. You meant. Right. Time. Well, yes. 😉

  • JoeMyGod
    • TrueWords

      Roy is a classic deflector the reality is he has been doing all of this to shield his past indiscretions…instead of coming clean with his lies he wanted to punish others thru his incredibly narrow religious views that absolved him for his past deeds…but the public court is not so easily swayed..

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    • mr wonderful

      But, but…
      Moore founded the “Foundation for Moral Law”
      http://morallaw.org
      🙂

      • David Walker

        Let’s see. He turned down the opportunity for a debate with his opponent. The fucking moron has demonstrated his willingness to pardon those he likes. I see no problems for Moore, as long as he doesn’t say the god forgave him for this. That’s kind of admitting it.

  • northern_neighbour

    Yep, the Stupid Evil Hypocrisy of this Hateful Christofascist Greedcrazed Racist UnChristian man …. just burns … Like a flaming cross in the night.

    No surprise that he was also a sexual predator. True to archetype.

    I feel sorry somehow for his son who is a lost sheep due to parental sin being apparently visited upon him. Or so the bible punchers might say if they weren’t in the Racist autocratic thrall of this snake in the grass self appointed Saviour of the Confederacy.

    #FUCKROYMOORE to the #HOUNDSOF HELL #NOW&FOREVER.

  • lymis

    Don’t get me wrong, sexual advances by 30 year olds on teens is never acceptable. If this is the horse he dies on, wonderful.

    But really? He has a documented history of effectively wiping his ass with the constitution, having been removed from office not once but twice, with nary a peep from the GOP. Why wasn’t that an issue?

    • Tulle Christensen

      Alabama

      • lymis

        No, I get that. But why wasn’t it an issue with the national GOP, who have just suddenly realized he’s a creep.

        • Boreal

          Donald J Trump

        • Tawreos

          Because they know better than to call attention to a state level crazy in their own party, but stepping up to the national stage makes them nervous.

          • coram nobis

            And maybe these senators don’t want to work with him.

    • Natty Enquirer

      Law is too hard to understand. People get sex.

    • Lizard

      Because then he was wiping his ass with the constitution in a way that pleased his constituents.

    • It kinda *was* an issue for establishment GOP leaders, whence why they were desperate to keep Luther Strange in the seat rather than Moore. McConnell et al did not want a Senator who thinks Alabama can exempt itself from any federal law it wants — because unlike Moore, they realize that if Alabama can behave like it’s its own country, there’s nothing to stop the entire U.S. west coast from doing the same. For instance.

      • But Moore won, and he had an R after his name, and that’s enough for the GOP to swear fealty to him. Just like they did with Trump. Didn’t want him, but once he won, they all fall into line.

        • -M-

          We’re talking about the GOP, they were more concerned that Moore would be another radical extremist who’d be more hindrance than help in passing legislation, than the logical implications of his legal theory.

  • Pollos Hermanos

    Duggar!

    • safari

      Why is it when I image search for “Roy Moore” and “Josh Duggar”, the Bentham brothers appear?

      • Treant

        “Show me men who the Benham Brothers have double-tapped” will do that.

  • JoeMyGod
    • Michael R

      They don’t want a candidate they can be proud of , they want Roy Moore .

    • Lawerence Collins

      Sadly, there are too many in that state. Who’re just as guilty as he is. Remember the leader of the Duck dynasty thugs. Said that men gotta get to the girls young. Teach them how to be submissive. Older girls by twenty, have matured and will fight back. This is a paraphrase.

  • Ninja0980

    Count me in the not surprised his victims were underage girls instead of boys camp.
    Look up the record of most anti-LGBT folks and you’ll see that many of them are just as vicious when it comes to women.
    In their minds, women of any age simply exist to make babies and cook meals in the kitchen.
    So it’s not a shock to see him go after young women.
    After all, in his mind, women are mere objects for him to play with.

    • Gretchen

      I think at least Southern straight men in general have those expectations of women. My husband is pretty damn enlightened politically. I’m proud of how he speaks up when his coworkers say sexist, racist, or homophobic things. I’m proud that he chooses friends who lean left with us, but I swear he would sit on the sofa and starve before he got up off the couch and cooked dinner unless I was too sick to stand up.

  • MikeBx2
  • Butch

    I guess I must not understand English as she is speaked, because the story says he guided her hand to touch his underpants but then concludes that there was no “sexual” contact.
    I guess that’s one way of saying there was no actual intercourse but that still sounds pretty “sexual” to me.

    • Tulle Christensen

      Straight guy definition of sex is very different than gays. They do not even think anal penetration is sex

      • Treant

        Hell, I’ve had sex without us even touching each other.

        And trust me, it was sex.

        • Tulle Christensen

          My rule if there is ejaculation and someone else is in the room, we had sex

          If no one ejaculated we just fooled around

          • Treant

            I tend to agree with that statement. 🙂

          • greenmanTN

            Uh oh. I think I’ve fooled around with everyone on JMG but it’s the fault of whoever posted that Christopher Meloni pic!

          • Reality.Bites

            That would be setting the barre really high for lesbians.

    • William

      Moore was being a lawyer and following the letter of the law.

  • safari

    And explain to me again how same sex marriage is wrong, Roy.

  • Blake Jordan
    • Treant

      In his latest, he’s stated he wants to build an even stronger relationship with China.

      So he looks forward to working with the country that raped America…because they’re economically stronger than we are.

    • coram nobis

      Is he the one who raped Thrace thrice?

    • olandp

      All one has to do to get on the Dotard’s “good side” is flatter him. He is such a whore, a cheap whore at that.

      • LaChatSayWha

        Oh baby, you are so right! Look at Cheeto in his supporting role in the video of Xi’s retro little totalitarian pep rally. Liddle Donnie’s putting on his best Churchill scowl (the one he practiced for years) while Xi stands there smirking at this pathetic puerile narcissist getting played like the mark he is.

        Such a fucking simple sucker. And a classic bully: he only punches down when he attacks, he craves the approval of the real big shots who scorn or ignore him, and he buddies up to all the two-bit thugs who play him like a fiddle. And he can’t even win their approval.

    • Buford

      The actual quotes are even more troubling –

      CAMPAIGN TRUMP: “Can’t allow China to rape our country!”
      PREZ TRUMP: “Can’t blame China for taking advantage of those who let them”

  • Lazycrockett

    Like he is gonna drop out. Please.

  • Boreal

    I predict Moore will get a bump in the polls.

    • Lazycrockett

      Hell the way the GOP is today he could do a bump and still be praised.

    • Dreaming Vertebrate

      He certainly deserves a few bumps on the head, …

  • another_steve

    I want him in Congress.

    I want him to be the face of today’s Republican Party.

    • Todd20036

      Trump is. ANd he raped a girl, too

  • Ragnar Lothbrok
    • Gregory B

      What a coincidence – everyone posting on JMG thinks Roy Moore should be jailed for being an asshole to the USA.

      • Lizard

        No, I think he should be jailed for contempt of a court order and gross judicial misconduct.

        • Bad Tom

          An investigation into allegations of child rape is now in order.

          • Lizard

            It won’t be considered rape because no victims claim intercourse of any kind. It would be sexual assault. The statute of limitations is long over.

          • chris james

            How about assault with a dead weapon?

          • Ellipse Kirk

            He was 32. It may be dead now, but…

      • Goodboy

        I definitely wouldn’t object. While were at it can we pick his cellmate?

        • Todd20036

          You go near Chris Maloni, I’ll CUT you!

          • Mike__in_Houston

            Something tells me that Chris Meloni wouldn’t have him, especially when he can have that adorable Beecher…

  • Michael R
    • coram nobis

      Who’s Candy and why is she being confined?

    • JCF
    • Clive Johnson

      and a free Bible. The candy is in the Bible, along with another treat.

    • LaChatSayWha

      Aaaaaaaagh! Trigger warning on that uglyass smirk, please.

      He’s such a typical authoritarian Xtian: can’t deal with grown women, they scare him & they just laugh at his guitar playing and Mateus Rosé, so he preys on girls who he can manipulate and take advantage of & who won’t call him on his bullshit because they’re too young to have attained the experience needed to recognize these predators.

  • MikeBx2
    • Tread

      They already did that.

      • Todd20036

        Yup, to the WH

    • ColdCountry

      Uh, isn’t that how we got Dump?

  • Natty Enquirer

    Since this is such a horrible slander, Moore will doubtless file a defamation lawsuit tomorrow. Right, Roy?

  • BeaverTales

    Any Christian voting for Moore after this revelation is confirming the secular world’s worst suspicions about Christianity itself. It’s a religion that exploits the vulnerable and is unable to justify the psychological damage that occurs when children are treated as sexual objects by adults with power, acting on their own agenda

    A few people here might disagree, but a 14 year old is still a child. Puberty is happening earlier in kids due to hormonal issues, but simply having pubes and menses doesn’t make you capable of informed consent.

    • Steven B

      We have an admitted sexual assault offender in the WH. Why should this bother his base?

    • Gretchen

      If I thought it would help, I would print your comment and wallpaper Alabama with it. You hit the nail on the head.

  • Tatonka

    Meanwhile, my Conservative dad just emailed me a Ziggy cartoon.

    Not that I didn’t appreciate it.

    • HZ81

      That’s adorable.

      • Tatonka

        I know. I love the old loon.

        • Reality.Bites

          Your dad or the author of Ziggy?

  • HZ81

    Well, to be fair, Thou Shall Not Rape a Kid isn’t in his big 10 commandments.

    • Gretchen

      I would like to think their god said some things could be assumed without mentioning.

  • swimboy

    When I saw the headline that the “GOP Leaders React Swiftly” I thought to myself, those old fucks can’t get a boner *that* fast anymore, can they?

  • MikeBx2
    • Henry Auvil

      When even the Church Lady declines to endorse you, you’re toast in Alabama.

      • JCF

        I wish.

  • fuow

    I know it’s an imposition, but it would be a very good thing if these women were to testify under oath (and independently of each other) as to length, girth, cut or not, pre-cum or not, veiny or smooth, any distinguishing characteristics which would otherwise not be known….

    • The_Wretched

      Uh,
      1. what the hell is wrong with you.
      2. you’re talking about Moore & other molesters & republicans (but I repeat).

      • This was not a person I ever want to interact with again. Made my comment, then blocked and am moving on.

        • SoCalGal20

          I blocked them a while. I see it was an excellent decision.

    • Fuck you for proposing these women be judicially raped after it happening physically to them.

    • Rillion

      First off, the statue of limitations for any court proceedings have long since expired. If Moore really believed they were lying he could sue for defamation and force the women to testify under oath. The details of his junk are irrelevant since in none of the incidents dod anyone get naked. The most serious is that he stopped to his underwear and stripped a 14 year old girl to her underwear at which point he fondled her and forced her to fondle him. This conduct was a felony at the time it happened but with a 3 year statute of limitations.

  • JoeMyGod
    • The_Wretched

      In Bannon’s case, do not approach unless you’re in a full hazmat suit. That man is a danger to other humans within the same airspace and violates fire codes about dangerous substances in residential and work places.

      • safari

        Just light a match. And run.

  • JoeMyGod
  • JoeMyGod
    • Stev84

      Not jailed, but executed

  • JoeMyGod
  • Lazycrockett

    Yeah well what about the President you fucking Republican hypocrites.

  • BeaverTales

    I want to see how Breitbart is spinning this, but my sanity won’t allow it.

    • safari

      Breitbart published ahead of WaPo a denial by Moore.

      • LaChatSayWha

        Yep. Moore’s campaign leaked the story to Shitebart right before the article went live on WaPo. Defending pedos sight-unseen: not surprising a thing all, but they definitely hollowed out another basement below the bottom of the barrel.

    • safari

      Here’s a screenshot of the top comments. Do keep in mind that on that site, everyone comments on the best comment… because… I don’t know… they want to feel love or something?
      https://uploads.disquscdn.com/images/abc663c6620b52eac58700b1cf42fc51c9f7d9d8140e185c185a9f0ef5256369.png

      • safari

        Also, this is all the work of evil Amazon.

        • Lizard

          Because of course it is.

          I’m just surprised it isn’t Soros.

      • Lizard

        I think the real damage that’s been done has been the erosion of trust in reputable media. These right-wing sites have exploited confirmation bias to convince people that their shitty tabloid rags are of equal reputability as the Washington fucking Post. It’s insanity.

        • Tawreos

          The damage to the media is going to be the hardest damage to fix, it doesn’t help that the media helped put the man into power that did most of the damage

          • Lizard

            Yup.

          • Gretchen

            It also doesn’t help that they fall right back into the same traps every opportunity they get. For my part, I think the world would be a better place if 24 hour news was gone, and they only had that half hour every night. There wasn’t time to do anything but report the facts. I just can’t imagine Walter Cronkite spending the afternoon quizzing former officials, low level hacks, and political analysts. The drive for ratings and ad dollars has corrupted the journalistic integrity of the owners, shareholders, and producers if not the reporters themselves.

          • NowAnAgnostic

            It would be interesting to know how many networks have their news programs in the Entertainment Division of their corporate structure. I believe CNN does.

    • fuzzybits

      Really don’t need to go on there,I can guess what the comments are like.

  • JackNasty

    Response from Alabama: “It’s all right y’all. she was his cousin.”

  • romanhans

    It’s called “irony.” Here’s what Moore said about us homos back in 2007:

    “The state carries the power of the sword, that is, the power to prohibit conduct with physical penalties, such as confinement and even execution. It must use that power to prevent the subversion of children toward this lifestyle, to not encourage a criminal lifestyle.”

    I completely agree. They should execute him.

  • Frostbite

    I don’t know why anyone is making a fuss about this, Moore’s bible says he can date teenagers.

    • JohnJay

      Yeah. Wasn’t Mary like 14?

  • Herald

    It won’t matter; he’ll still win.

    • gaycuckhubby

      I wondwr what GOP will do then

      • Tawreos

        Seat him quietly and say their hands are tied because he won his election.

        • gaycuckhubby

          Maybe. I don’t think they give him any leadership roles though. No chairs on any comitees

          • Tawreos

            I am pretty sure they would gang up on him and tell him to keep his damn mouth shut unless they tell him to say something.

          • Reality.Bites

            I don’t think they would have anyway. Moore’s not just insane, he’s GOP insane. They don’t want him around.

      • Herald

        They will welcome him with open arms, of course.

    • CJAS

      Yup. He’ll still win.

  • gaycuckhubby

    Question now is… will GOP be able to make him quit? My guess is No.

    • safari

      I think the only thing they can do is let him run and then force a recall if he wins — which wouldn’t ever happen.

      • RoFaWh

        Don’t forget: the Senate has the power to refuse to seat a new senator.

    • Treant

      They really can’t force anything. He’s on the ballot, there’s no going back on that, and they have no power to make a candidate quit.

      They could–and should–pull all national funds from the competition.

      If they don’t, then we need to call them on backing a predator.

      • Lizard

        They’re up shit creek without a paddle. They can’t pull Moore and they can’t encourage write-ins for Strange because their votes are diluted. All they have to count on is Alabamans blindly voting for the Republican.

        • Treant

          Which they probably will.

          But I do expect more than Murkowski to recommend a Strange write-in.

      • fuzzybits

        Doesn’t stop people standing outside polling places with “you’re voting for a pedophile” signs.

        • Lizard

          Republicans might not even hear about this. You can bet your ass Fox isn’t going to report it.

        • Treant

          That three syllables, and this is Alabama. “Y’all votin’ fur a little girl fucker!” might do it.

      • Claude Jacques Bonhomme

        Apparently, some might campaign for Strange (his primary opponent) as a write-in GOP candidate.

  • AlternativeQuacks
    • Treant

      He’s getting torn apart for that Tweet right now.

      He’ll never know it since he can’t read, but there it is.

      • Halou

        The myriad bots will bury the hostile notifications under a flood of ego-boosting garbage.

  • Skeptical_Inquirer

    Why not jail? If Wiener has to go then so should this creep! I am not believing he just stopped.

    • Lizard

      1979. Without a newer victim, it’s just not going to happen.

      • They never actually stop. Maybe slow down with the sexual perversions as they get older and the testo dries up somewhat, but as Hastert’s and Sandusky’s cases proved, they never actually totally stop.

        There will be more women from more recently who’ll come forward, we can bet on it.

      • Skeptical_Inquirer

        Guys like this usually don’t stop just because they’re old. So I am betting there are, unfortunately.

  • fuzzybits

    All I know it’s a good thing I never had kids because if anything like this happened to them I’d probably be behind bars for beating the abuser.

  • JohnoFr

    Now we know where trump gets his ideas … grab em by the p*ssy even if they’re 14 yrs old !

  • Dreaming Vertebrate

    No wonder Roy Moore’s son does drugs and keeps getting in trouble with the law. Classic symptoms of abuse. Are any kids safe near Roy Moore?

  • William

    There’s probably a few boys among the notches on Moore’s belt.

    • Lazycrockett

      Dead whore or live boy.

    • Lizard

      Now THAT might stand a fighting chance of actually bringing him down.

  • GayOldLady

    The Hypocrisy of Roy Moore is Astounding

    “Roy Moore was removed from 1990s divorce case after he barred lesbian from seeing her children unsupervised”

    http://www.cnn.com/2017/11/09/politics/kfile-roy-moore-divorce-case/index.html

    • BobSF_94117

      He was hardly alone, as I’m sure you well recall.

      • GayOldLady

        Yep. I have a friend who lost her only child to her ex-husband who was an alcoholic because she was living with another woman. As soon as her daughter was old enough to make her own decision she chose to be with her mom. I came out, OUT, in the early 70’s, but even before then I was very careful when I went places and did things with my friends because I still had children at home. I knew I could lose them over anything. My LGBT friends were very protective of my children and I.

        • Gretchen

          I’m glad you had supportive people in your life. I had the tiniest fraction of that while our son was still a minor in foster care. Even though my head knew it was unlikely his birth family would try to take him, the fear ate at me for years. I can’t imagine living with the very real possibility of losing your children. It must have been scary for you.

    • Stev84

      In a similar case he wrote approvingly that the government has the power to execute gay people:
      https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Roy_Moore#Case_of_D.H._vs._H.H.

      This is why it’s a bit annoying when people go in about the Ten Commandments thing as if that was the worst he ever did

      • GayOldLady

        That Evil Bastard

  • TJay229

    Well now.

  • JAKvirginia

    Um… we’re talkin’ AlaDamnBama here, m’kay?

    • Craig Howell

      Right next to Mississippi Goddamn.

  • Oh, I’ve walked out of this movie before–first the allegations are denied. Then the response is the women were legal age in Alabama, and then it ends with his statement that God has forgiven him because he became a true believer, so all his sins and sexual abuse crimes have been forgiven–so–no problem.

    Which is why I walked out of the movie in the first place.

  • Halou

    Also something that a Republican got involved with in the past;

    http://www.toddatkins.biz/wp-content/uploads/2012/08/todd-akin.jpg

  • Michael White

    When is it Pence’s turn? He is way too self righteous not to have a big sex scandal in his background

    • LeeCMH

      Really, does Pence actually have a “wide-stance” in public men’s restrooms?

      • Michael White

        I sure as hell don’t want to share a restroom with him. Just looking at his blow dried hair scares me. I’ll be he spend more time on his hair than a 70’s drag queen with all those barrel curls.

    • Gretchen

      Pence has been planning his alibi for ages with his I never go out without Mother defense.

  • Gigi

    There’s a lot of deflecting going on over at Breitbart:

    Liberal Hero Bill Clinton is a serial Rapist… Hillary Enabled Rape.!.!

    • Halou

      I thought that thing with Monica Lewinsky was consensual.

      • coram nobis

        America always needed a good 5¢ cigar.

      • Jean-Marc in Canada

        Exactly right. Bill Clinton has never been charged or convicted of rape. Further, contrary to myth, Hillary never laughed about getting a girl getting raped. The lies spun over the decades have been both dubious and damaging.

        Note: Do I think Bill was a philandering, handsy letch? yes…but rapist? I’m not thinking so.

  • DJ John Bear

    My…I suppose there’s truth about stains coming out in the wash eventually…

  • Outlaw Woman

    Has anyone else noticed that every time a republican cries, “Fake News !!!”,
    he is really saying ,”It’s all TRUE !!!”

  • Ragnar Lothbrok
  • BobSF_94117

    I wonder if his wife is going to stand by his side at the inevitable Jesus-press-conference where he confesses. It’s about time she started to earn some of those big bucks their “charity” tossed her way.

  • romanhans

    Moore’s new campaign slogan is, “Like Kevin Spacey but straight!”

    • Vinnie NYC

      Damn it !!! Had to slap my knee for that one 🙂

  • Gene Perry

    Look, I’m no fan of Moore, but, even I’m a little skeptical. Moore has been in the spotlight for years, so why is this just coming out now? If he’s guilty, may he burn in his own personal hell with a 50-pound weight tied to his balls, but … if this is just an attempt to dirty him, well …

    • Rillion

      Why are the acquasations against Weinstein and Spacy just coming out now?

      If you read the article the women explain why they didn’t tell their stories sooner. In fact they didn’t come forward to the post but were instead tracked down because rumors of Moore’s behaviour back in the day were out there.

    • Friday

      When he keeps getting away with violating the law as the head *judge,* that’s a different matter, and it’s always been Alabama.

  • coram nobis

    His opponent can run this campaign ad.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2TqSyvdqn9c&t=39s

  • pch1013

    Moore won’t quit the race, because doing so would be a tacit admission of guilt.

    And so, because he’s a Republican, Alabama voters will simply ignore the allegations and hand him a Senate seat.

  • Willys41

    Can’t think of anyone for whom it would be more ironic. Or not.

  • Tawreos

    I hate to say it, but this is looking like it might be bullshit. Only the 14 year old claims any sexual activity at all and the others were 16 – 18 at the time and do not claim any sexual activity. The age of consent in Alabama is 16, it would make him creepy, but not a criminal. I want this to be true as much as anyone, but it just isn’t passing the smell test.

    • MBear

      Side note/ clarification: he’s already creepy

    • Clive Johnson

      So, it takes two or more women to substantiate a sexual molestation or assault claim? Are you actually saying that?

      • Tawreos

        No, I am saying it is going to take more than a claim in a newspaper to convince me right now.

        • Clive Johnson

          It’s my understanding that the vast majority of women who allege sexual assault are telling the truth.

          • MaryJOGrady

            As a woman and a survivor of sexual assault, I can tell you that it is an extremely difficult experience to disclose.

    • JCF

      “the others were 16 – 18 at the time and do not claim any sexual activity”

      Grooming. It’s called grooming. [Heterosexual females, in this culture, are usually *somewhat* more difficult to groom than young males (because of gay stigma: the young women tell someone, the young men don’t)]

  • Gigi

    Walter Ailes is accused of sexual harassment, cons cry “fake news.”

    Harvey Weinstein is accused of sexual harassment, cons condemn all liberals.

    Bill O’Reilly is accused of sexual harassment, cons cry “fake news.”

    Kevin Spacey is accused of sexual harassment, cons condemn all liberals.

    Roy Moore is accused of sexual harassment, cons cry “fake news.”

    I’m sensing a pattern here.

    • Jean-Marc in Canada

      A pattern so obvious both Andrea Bocelli and Stevie Wonder exclaimed “D’UH”

    • Daveed_WOW

      You are very quick.

  • Kenuto

    “Foundation for Im-Moore-al Law”

  • Clive Johnson

    Breitbart responses:

    -It’s a Bezos/CIA job.
    -The Democrats paid off these women.
    -It happened a long time ago. “Who cares!”
    -The timing is bad for Moore, therefore it didn’t happen.
    -The establishment GOP, the RINOs, are out to get Moore.
    -Moore is a “man of god.” Therefore he wouldn’t do such a thing.
    -Because women don’t immediately talk about their sexual assaults, they can’t be true.

    There are few groups of people as low as the typical breitbarter.

    • a (Bi) Child of God

      The “man of god” talk is absolutely disturbing. It confirms that there is a rape culture endemic within Christian culture.

  • Jmdintpa

    Roy wins by double digits. I promise you. This is all just deep state fake news. They dont live in reality there. Trust me I know. I was raised there my family is there and they dont care. Voting Democrat is voting for [email protected], [email protected], [email protected], etc etc. Thats all that matters in that state. Believe me its not going to hurt his chances at all.

    • Clive Johnson

      If the comments on breitbart are any indication, you might indeed be right.

    • Al Prazolam

      Sadly you’re probably right.

  • Vinnie NYC

    I have no more room for popcorn

  • Ragnar Lothbrok
  • argeejay

    Roy…..Roy….. Roy…..

  • ted-

    Lies! He’s a xtian! Xtians would NEVER commit such an immoral act. /s

    • Friday

      Just advocate them in the media while accusing the gays of that and more, a la Duck Dynasty preachers and the FRC/Duggars… Riiiiight. 🙂

  • John Calendo

    Feels very inbred…but then Alabama…so okay.

  • Dk

    the mainstream rethugs want this guy out! they must be ecstatic with glee

  • Orly

    I am shocked. SURPRISED AND SHOCKED I TELL YOU!!!1

    /s

  • Charlie In SF

    He’ll probably still get elected

  • Alpha 50327

    That’s good for + 4 points for him. The fact that he waited until she was 14 shows he makes thoughful decisions. If it would have been his cousin he’d get an 8 point boost.

  • vtdave

    Must be that 11th Commandment we never saw erected outside the courthouse!

  • Mike__in_Houston

    God, he’s repulsive-looking. Especially those non-shoulders. Most actresses have broader shoulders than that, one in particular but no names, please…

  • Puck

    He will ask forgiveness and state that he is a reborn Christian and that god, his wife and children all forgave him!

  • Gianni

    More likely than not, Moore’s supporters, especially the good-ole boys, are feeling somewhat proud of him and somewhat envious of his good fortune with the young ones.

  • Richard B

    That is a mighty naughty thing to do.
    It reveals what a hypocrite Roy Moore is and that he is also a sexual predator.
    Roy Moore a sexually uptight religious fanatic who narcissistically fancies himself as a biblically anointed morality police and dictating what god approves of in the bedroom.
    Even Mitch McConnell recognizes that Roy Moore is politically toxic and is calling for him to drop out of the race.

  • Dale Snyder

    On purpose I backtracked to when I was 32.

    1996.

    It was then that I met my soulmate, who died a horrible death from lung cancer months ago.

    Her daughter was fourteen years old when we met.

    THIS VILE PIECE OF CHRISTIAN SHIT IS ONE SICK MOTHERFUCKER

  • Dale Snyder

    Hey, Tony Perkins, any comments?

  • andrew

    Roy has now come out in favor of a Nine Commandments Memorial to be erected on the State House lawn.

  • fedupmd

    Total BS story by the WaPo. Liberals can’t stoop too low, now can they. This is only going to get Moore elected by an even bigger margin in AL..

    • Ann Kah

      Investigation of kiddie sex is “stooping too low”? Say, tell us what you think about pizzagate.

    • Ben in Oakland

      And what does that say about Al Abama if the charges are true?

  • EdA

    It may be worth noting that the senatorial election is NOT for the full six-year term. This election is just for the remaining four years of the gnome’s term, which ends in 2020, which is of course the next presidential election (assuming that we get to have one).

  • leastyebejudged

    When people wait to come forward during elections, I am always suspicious.

    She had literally YEARS to report this.

    • Talisman

      While I don’t disagree, don’t forget that Moore has been in powerful positions, where he could not only block any investigations into the allegations but also ruin her life.

      He’s not on the court any longer.

      • leastyebejudged

        And he has MANY allies in state government, most of whom are in positions they can not be removed from. Because that’s how we roll in the USA, government employees get more protections and privileges than the general public.

  • Dale Snyder

    KKKristian Family Values.

    Via 350 pound KKKristian President Pence.

  • Dale Snyder

    A republican sexual predator. how shocking!

  • Hue-Man

    PBS Newshour led with this story. Sens. Shelby and Strange commented. Interviewed WaPo reporter who broke the story.
    https://www.pbs.org/newshour/show/report-that-roy-moore-had-sexual-contact-with-a-teen-raises-questions-about-his-senate-run

  • Talisman

    The real agenda of the fundamentalist, evangelical movement: all your females are belong to us!

    And, as Phil Robertson said, get ’em young and get ’em fresh.

  • Galvestonian

    He’ll still get elected …

  • a (Bi) Child of God

    Folks, I rarely post here, but I want you all to be aware that we should not be celebrating when a political opponent is accused of sexual assault. There is real human pain here. It takes incredible courage to share one’s story and this should be respected. Rape is wrong, whether it is done by a Democrat, an LGBTQ member, a Republican, an Atheist, a Christian, and every political and religious affiliation or lack thereof. It must be condemned and survivors must be supported and believed.