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Republican voters in Alabama are agonising over whether to do the right thing

Several women have accused Republican senate candidate Roy Moore of sexual assault. How will the “Fox News vote” react?

By Diane Roberts  

Alabama Republican Senate nominee Roy Moore is quizzed by the media. Photo: CQ-Roll Call/SIPA USA/PA Images

If you encountered Roy Moore as a character in a novel, you’d roll your eyes and accuse the author of gross stereotyping. Look at him: a 70 year-old with a comb-over who dresses in cowboy outfits, a denier of evolution, a de-frocked judge, a lover of guns and Jesus—almost certainly in that order—a sworn enemy of feminism, gay rights, the United Nations, and “socialised medicine,” and now a man accused of dubious behavior with teenage girls. Even…

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