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Goldberg: Roy Moore's supporters chalk up scandal to conspiracy

Goldberg: Roy Moore's supporters chalk up scandal to conspiracy

I'll cut to the chase: I think Roy Moore did it. And I can predict what Moore supporters will say: "Of course you would believe that!"

After all, I called for conservatives to repudiate Mr. Moore, the Alabama Republican candidate for the Senate seat vacated by Jeff Sessions, before the Washington Post's meticulously reported story alleging that Mr. Moore dated teenagers and, in one instance, molested a 14 year-old-girl. So naturally I would exploit this politically timed "smear" to ruin a "good man."

That's the nature of the Moore defense I'm hearing, not just from folks on Twitter and via email, but from prominent politicos and pundits. It's...

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