The high-tech, low-brow lynching of Judge Roy Moore

Ever since the Washington Post (a liberal paper that had already endorsed Moore’s opponent) hit piece alleging sexual misconduct by Judge Roy Moore, the Alabama Republican became the target of what can only be characterized as a high-tech, low-brow political lynching.

Let’s be clear — sexual misconduct against children of any age is reprehensible and those who engage in it should be punished to the fullest extent of the law.  The key part of that phrase is, “the law,” which — at least for everyone else — views suspects as innocent until proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt by a jury of one’s peers.

That’s not what has happened to Judge Moore.

As soon as the allegations were made, he was determined to be guilty by practically everyone opposed to his candidacy.  That includes Republicans as well as Democrats, namely John McCain, the Arizona Senator who campaigns as a



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