Something 'Moore than Strange' happened in Alabama, tonight. Donald Trump was defeated by the very folks who still love his agenda. But the rock-solid base of evangelical conservatives showed they still call their own shots.
Roy Moore is perhaps the most courageous conservative politician in America, today. He is the former Chief Justice of the state supreme court. He defied federal judges several years ago when he placed a monument to civil law in the lobby of the court. But it was a 'Ten Commandments' replica and the federal courts had him thrown off the courts for it.
He's back. He just defeated Trump's Washington machine, using Steve Bannon to orchestrate a US Senate runoff win against an incumbent opponent who spent ten times as much money. Moore led all night and ended up a 10 point winner. the general election is in a couple months. the winner assumes the seat vacated by Jeff Sessions when he accepted the position of US Attorney General.
If you enjoy reading Steve Bannon's gloating, you'll love the articles in Breitbart, tonight!
Is There An Implication For Oklahoma?
It seems more viable that if a solid and trusted conservative doesn't get the party nomination, there may be a lot of conservatives staying home, believing it doesn't matter if a wimpy chamber-crat wins or an avowed liberal Democrat.
It seems Alabama conservatives (the real ones) still believe in and have hope for Trump. But they know Trump was stupid to endorse Luther Strange (the temporary appointment senator). There is a real concern that Trump is already consumed by the DC swamp.