Journalists and commentators let Roy Moore have it Wednesday, calling him a “disgrace to humanity” and a “bigoted troglodyte” after his victory in Alabama’s runoff primary.
Vox’s Matt Yglesias tweeted:
Roy Moore is a lawless bigot who defies clearly valid court orders. No need to euphemize about “firebrand” or “antiestablishment.”
— Matthew Yglesias (@mattyglesias) September 27, 2017
Harvard professor and Washington Post columnist Laurence Tribe went all in, calling Moore a “disgrace to humanity.”
Roy Moore is a barely sentient theocratic outlaw and a disgrace to humanity. Apart from that, I guess he’s okay. https://t.co/tXAmqeLcUh
— Laurence Tribe (@tribelaw) September 27, 2017
Former senior adviser to President Obama, and current CNN contributor, Dan Pfeiffer tweeted the following:
Roy Moore is a bigoted troglodyte with deranged views, but he will vote to take health care away, so the GOP welcomes him with open arms
— Dan Pfeiffer (@danpfeiffer) September 27, 2017
Washington Post opinion writer Greg Sargent called Moore a “lawless bigot” Wednesday.
Boston Globe columnist Michael Cohen called Moore a, “bigot, homophobe, conspiracy theorist & Islamaphobe.”