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Alabama Senate primary shows America's deepest division: Sane vs. crazy

Alabama Senate primary shows America's deepest division: Sane vs. crazy

As a member of the elitist leftist snoot cabal, I should be overjoyed that Alabama Republicans picked Roy Moore as their candidate for the U.S. Senate.

The former Alabama Supreme Court justice is a caricature of right-wing nuttiness, with bona fides like:

• Pulling out a gun at a campaign rally and proclaiming his love of the Second Amendment.

• Blaming the terror attacks of Sept. 11 on general American godlessness.

• Believing former President Barack Obama is a secret Muslim.

• Saying, with no supporting evidence, because there is none, that parts of America are under Muslim Shariah law.

The 10-gallon-hat-wearing Moore, who rode a horse to his...

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