New sex assault allegation hits Moore; withdrawal calls grow

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  • Gildas LOGAN, UT
    Nov. 17, 2017 9:11 a.m.

    Allegations, allegations. The swamp is full of 'allegators'.

  • UtahTroutStalker Draper, UT
    Nov. 16, 2017 2:45 p.m.

    So we are now learning that mall security had a standing order to call the police if they saw Moore approaching young girls at the mall.

    Evidently his behavior was widely known by many.

    Mia Love, is Rob Moore's behavior sickening too?

  • worf McAllen, TX
    Nov. 15, 2017 11:47 a.m.

    Time to clean house and dismiss the entire congress. Let some one else have the honor of serving our country.

    Three year terms would be fine.

    Nov. 14, 2017 3:14 p.m.

    "Apparently to at least some conservatives, personal character matters not at all."
    This is why it is very difficult to have a rational discussion with those of an extremist perspective. To come to that conclusion of my point is simply ignoring the whole discussion.
    Of course these women have a right to be heard. If they choose to do it publicly, they have a right to be scrutinized. I hope they get help. They have not been "under the thumb" of Roy Moore regardless of their feelings. A great, competent counselor would help them realize that. Getting it all out publicly may not help.
    Of course character matters. Of course we are all accountable for what we do. Of course moral judgment needs to be a factor in electing representatives. The ultimate judge of me, you, Judge Moore, and all of us has the last word.
    We have a "Statute of Limitations" for many good reasons. The best reason is that irrational, irrelevant (due to the human nature that we have the ability to change and become better) charges cannot be held over people indefinitely to punish enemies.
    How you get that my opinion is "Personal Character matters not at all" from this discussion is grossly inaccurate.

  • Tolstoy salt lake, UT
    Nov. 14, 2017 2:13 p.m.

    @CH Cougar
    So its alright to sexually assault someone as long as it was 40 years ago? As far as passing judgment is that not what he did for many years before being twice removed for misconduct? Are you saying we should not have a judicial system that holds people accountable when they commit such acts? On what basis should we make our decisions about who we want to represent us, should moral character not be a factor? I thought his claims of wanting to restore religious moral character was the very platform he is claiming to run on?

  • marxist Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 14, 2017 2:11 p.m.

    @Jimbo Low "We should not be dredging up the past to judge others. I don't know Judge Moore, but I love his politics and think he will be a fantastic Senator.
    I don't know Harvey Weinstein, but I loved "Good Will Hunting" and some of his other films and think he was a fantastic Film Producer.
    Matthew 7:1 - Judge not that ye be not judged."

    These women have felt shame their entire lives, and have felt under the thumb of Moore their entire lives. Finally the climate allows them to confront him. He deserves it.

    Whatever happened to the conservative view that "character matters?"

    Apparently to at least some conservatives, personal character matters not at all.

  • Frozen Fractals Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 14, 2017 12:33 p.m.

    I guess the Weinstein effect gave us 1 week of taking sexual assault allegations seriously before drifting back to assuming accusers are liars unless proven otherwise.

    Nov. 14, 2017 12:31 p.m.

    "So all I have to do is live long enough and my sins no matter how egregious...."
    So which of Judge Moore's "sins" (verifyed by.....Gloria Allred apparently) should have a Statute of Limitations greater than 30 years? Signing a yearbook? Hanging out at the mall?
    Wow--Tolstoy I do have a bible and it says however you judge is how you will be judged. Better hope your life is squeaky clean if you are condemning Judge Moore for these actions about 40 years ago.

    Nov. 14, 2017 11:48 a.m.

    We should not be dredging up the past to judge others. I don't know Judge Moore, but I love his politics and think he will be a fantastic Senator.
    I don't know Harvey Weinstein, but I loved "Good Will Hunting" and some of his other films and think he was a fantastic Film Producer.
    Matthew 7:1 - Judge not that ye be not judged.
    I don't want to be judged or remembered at my worst moments. For those rushing to condemn others in this new "enlightened tabloid environment", I would suggest living a perfect life or you may find your "Judge Moore" moments extended and over-analyzed with the requisite condemnation awaiting your actions at the Judgment Bar.

  • Tolstoy salt lake, UT
    Nov. 14, 2017 11:21 a.m.

    @CH Cougar
    I was not aware that sins and morality had a sale by date. So all I have to do is live long enough and my sins no matter how egregious are irrelevant and I am golden? Where exactly was that in your bibles, hand written in the margins maybe?

  • one old man Ogden, UT
    Nov. 14, 2017 11:01 a.m.

    "No one asked for the resignation of a former commander & chief."

    That is absolutely FALSE.

    Don't forget, he was impeached even though the Senate vote to remove him from office fell short by just one or two votes. That was as disgusting and wrong as it was to allow the current president to be inaugurated and as wrong as it will be if Roy Moore is permitted to join the Senate.

    Make America Sane (and Safe) Again

  • JLindow St George, UT
    Nov. 14, 2017 10:25 a.m.

    A lot of Republicans view abortion as the ultimate evil, and consequently view the very worst the Republican party has to offer as preferable to any Democrat.

    If Republicans decide that someone who forces himself on underage girls is a tolerable candidate, they'll have reset the bar even lower than Trump left it.

    Nov. 14, 2017 10:01 a.m.

    If these allegations are true, the last time they should have been discussed was 1984. Stretching it to 1999 would be almost laughable. Discussing them now is so outrageous we have collective insanity. Mike Lee, Mitt Romney, Jeff are actually paying attention to tabloid journalism of 40 years ago? You should be ashamed to call yourself Christians.
    If these women are actually suffering from these events 40 years later--they need counseling and tools to move forward. If they are lying, exaggerating, politicizing--they should be absolutely ashamed to be part of the new "National Enquirer" frenzy (put forward by the alleged "mainstream" Washington Post).
    Having Gloria Allred come forward with this woman will almost certainly give the race to Moore. To solidify it, Al Sharpton and Jesse Jackson could weigh in as well (if they could somehow bring race into the equation). Liberalism and their dirty tricks are repulsive to the people of Alabama and good people everywhere.

  • Iron Rod Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 14, 2017 8:44 a.m.

    Why do the "Family Values Voters" seem to ignore these values when it comes to politics such as trump and Moore?

  • Baron Scarpia Logan, UT
    Nov. 14, 2017 6:20 a.m.

    So do you believe Roy Moore or the women accusers?

    For all the talk of "liberals" turning a blind eye to Dems, Anthony Weiner's fall and prison sentence says it all that liberals don't tolerate sexual abuse of teens. And liberal Hollywood is indeed addressing the problem of sexual harassment and misconduct with many disgraced actors, directors, and producers now being shunned by the entertainment establishment.

    Moore's situation? So far, some GOP are shunning him, but others are sticking up for him and accusing the women of lying, which creates a problem for the GOP's position with women in general. Once again, along with Trump, women are being ignored or discredited in favor of the powerful men representing today's gun-toting, Bannon-based GOP.

    The more the GOP tolerates Trump, Moore, and their ilk, the more likely women will support candidates that support their plight in society.

  • raqueb Provo, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 8:46 p.m.

    Whenever sexual allegations are brought up against a political leader it's always "But the democrats", "But the republicans." I think it's pretty obvious that sexual misconduct transcends political boundaries. It's become a product of our culture. So instead of smearing mud on the other political party (because both are guilty), how about we evaluate how our CULTURE (not our political ideologies) sexually exploit women and how that exploitation drives the ideology that women are objects of sexual pleasure and not actual human beings that can think, have feelings, and can make their own decisions.

  • worf McAllen, TX
    Nov. 13, 2017 7:32 p.m.

    Where is all this morality coming from?

    No one asked for the resignation of a former commander & chief.

    Why is the media and politicians creating public opinion?

  • GingerMarshall Brooklyn, OH
    Nov. 13, 2017 6:27 p.m.

    @one vote: "He should not withdraw because Trump will campaign for him."

    Excellent. We'll see immediate ads with the Access Hollywood tapes, and Trump's various obscene braggadocio comments on Howard Stern and other shows.

    That will showcase the "Family Values" and religious integrity of the republican candidate.

  • Moderate Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 6:03 p.m.

    Do the Republicans not have another candidate they could run? Someone free of allegation?
    If Roy Moore clears the accusations, great! He can run next time.
    If all the Republican choices are dirty, sure -- go ahead and run Moore.

  • Utah Girl Chronicles Eagle Mountain, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 5:59 p.m.

    Roy Moore today: "We are gathering evidence of money being paid and that is why we are filing suit."

    Good luck with that. The Washington Post vets their articles much more than Breitbart and the Enquirer do. That is one reason they have published newspapers every day for the past 140 years. Trump and Weinstein threatened to sue everyone too. Breitbart has sent a team of "reporters" to Alabama to try to destroy these women. It is hard to imagine how much pressure they are under right now.

    Steve Bannon and Breitbart are the Republican Party these days and that's a toxic virus voters are not likely to forget in 2018.

  • 1st avenue New York, NY
    Nov. 13, 2017 5:15 p.m.

    So how exactly is the attempts at deflection and rationalizing going on in this thread in keeping with conservatives claims of moral authority or thier constant demands that people be personally accountable? How can a man that has shown a wanten disregard for the law run on a religious morality platform? How can anyone not see how conservatives continue to undermine their own claims of the importance of religion in establishing and maintaining a moral society?

  • marxist Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 4:37 p.m.

    @Vanceone " The left has absolutely zero problems with this, including the posters on this site. They defend Bob Menendez completely. "

    I'm not sure you know what the American "left" is. But I know. I belong to the Socialist Party - USA. We are leftists. We believe the ENTIRE political establishment of the United States is corrupt. Moreover, we believe the relationship between the sexes is equally corrupt, and the sex abuse scandals emerging are evidence of this.

  • Unreconstructed Reb Chantilly, VA
    Nov. 13, 2017 4:32 p.m.

    "Now we are seeing the results of the hippy generation, including Bill and Hillary. Their free love outlook at life is affecting the entire country"

    Yes, I'm sure that the views of a 70-year old, ultra-religious evangelical from Alabama on child molestation were deeply shaped by free-loving hippies, who as we all know are best exemplified by Clintons.

    The mental gymnastics necessary to tie the Clintons to all evils borders on self-parody.

  • LOU Montana Pueblo, CO
    Nov. 13, 2017 4:06 p.m.

    What kind of sick mind justifies sexual assault.

    Republicans are standing out from the Trump crowd.

    I am glad there are a few good moral republicans in Congress.

  • JBs Logan, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 4:02 p.m.

    @DN Subscriber

    Hollywood, whom many Repubs say are all Dems, are the ones holding sexual predators accountable. Now, instead of hemming and hawing, Repubs should get off the fence and put country before party regarding Roy Moore.

  • JBs Logan, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 3:55 p.m.

    It beggars the mind that Moore supporters don't care about his behavior. You care about Bill Clinton, and yet a man who molests children is okay? That is something completely foreign to me and I can't imagine feeling that way.

  • one vote Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 3:33 p.m.

    Even Hannity cannot spin out of this. Hannity has bet his show and future on District Attorney Moore.

  • Morgan Duel Taylorsville, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 3:31 p.m.

    Now we are seeing the results of the hippy generation, including Bill and Hillary. Their free love outlook at life is affecting the entire country

  • worf McAllen, TX
    Nov. 13, 2017 3:32 p.m.

    Crooked politicians and media are the ones deciding who our representatives are.

    A twenty trillion dollar nation debt is evidence of their dishonesty.

    In all honesty! People don't know if Moore did these things or not.

  • Utah Girl Chronicles Eagle Mountain, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 3:27 p.m.

    If Roy Moore signed Ms. Nelson's high school yearbook, as alleged, that would seem to be compelling evidence he abused his authority as district attorney.

    Of course, compelling evidence to you and I means nothing to Alabamians, Trumpsters, and Bannonites.

  • unrepentant progressive Bozeman, MT
    Nov. 13, 2017 2:54 p.m.

    Moore and his defenders don't have a leg to stand on.

    Sorta' like the person in the White House.

    And just like the man in the White House, I wonder how many "bots" and Russian trolls are commenting here and elsewhere to defend these two molesters.

  • FT salt lake city, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 2:47 p.m.

    @say not BO
    "I'm still trying to figure out the meaning of the word "is.""
    Your comparison is good, really good but there is a more contemporary one to use. Just go back and listen to the Billy Bush tape or numerous Trump interviews on Howard Stern if you want to add credibility to your opinion. In those cases the politician didn't deny disgusting, immoral activity but actually admitted to sexual assault and the people still elected him!

  • Laura Bilington Maple Valley, WA
    Nov. 13, 2017 2:39 p.m.

    @DN Subscriber wrote,

    "Okay, I believe Moore's accuser too. But, I also believed Jennifer Flowers, Kathleen Willey and Juanita Broderick."

    Clinton's a sleaze. You've brought him up many times already. He was not, as far as anybody knows, a child molester.

    Are you suggesting that a consensual affair with an adult person not your spouse is grounds to keep you out of public office? If so, let's examine the history of every politician, regardless of party, and boot them out.

    And there is now a fifth woman accusing Moore. She was 16 at the time. And the encounter she describes was definitely not consensual.

    Of course, Moore will deny this, like he's denied the other accusations. And the loyal Republicans will believe him...just like Trump (allegedly) believes Putin.

    Either that, or he really, really wants to change the subject, and quick. There are a number of possible reasons. All of them are downright scary.

  • Say No to BO Mapleton, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 2:13 p.m.

    Gimme a couple of decades to form an opinion about the Moore allegations. I'm still trying to figure out the meaning of the word "is."

  • Vermonter Plymouth, MI
    Nov. 13, 2017 2:12 p.m.

    If I were inclined to support for Roy Moore before these allegations came to light (which I was not for other reasons), I would still support him.

    This is because, if the allegations are fully proven at a later date, Congress impeach and expel Moore from the Senate.

    This basically very similar to the case of Robert Menendez who is currently the senior Senator from New Jersey. Senator Menendez has been indicted on corruption charges. If found guilty, I would expect Congress to impeach and expel Senator Menendez.

    The principle here is the one popularized in the 90s, that we do not want to overturn elections based on allegations yet to be proven in a court of law.

  • Unreconstructed Reb Chantilly, VA
    Nov. 13, 2017 1:48 p.m.

    "What do they say about Bob Menendez, Democrat senator from New Jersey, accused of having sex with two underage girls--far worse than anything Moore is accused of?"

    Geez, you folks can't even engage in whataboutism competently.

    The sources for the accusations against Menendez were so thin that no mainstream journalists were willing to touch a story claimed by an alt-right blog with little to substantiate itself. Investigations of the sources by US journalists and the Dominican Republic police turned up several women who admitted to being paid to make false allegations. In the meantime, Menendez is on trial for corruption and no one is defending him against that.

    The WaPo vetted its sources thoroughly, citing 30 of them as part of the story. The degree of investigation is what has Mitch McConnell on the record as believing the allegations.

    And bringing up Menendez does absolutely nothing to absolve Moore. Nothing. The excuses being trotted out by his defenders only serve as evidence of complete moral bankruptcy for the sake of political expediency.

  • Liberal On Planet Zion SLC, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 1:43 p.m.

    @JSB, @Subscriber, @No Names, @Joe, @Vanceone

    When one has no intellectual point to be made begin the tactics used by the Supreme Leader!

    (1) Delegitimizing media
    (2) "Whataboutism"
    (3) Trolling

    Furthermore. Clinton nor ANY democrats are the subject matter of this particular issue! Regardless of the nauseating attempts at once again desperately trying to defend the indefensible. Thank you and keep digging!

  • Holy-Schamoly-What Baloney Kaysville, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 1:25 p.m.

    Shaun and Impartial 7---You really should do some research into the Kennedy family and the Kennedy Administration. This kind of thing has been acceptable to Democrats for decades and had never been party-specific when it comes to hormones controlling what those in power have done. Remember King David?

    As in independent, in my view McConnell should have had the sense to exit stage left (or right, perhaps) at the same time as John Boehner from Ohio. That would have done more to drain the swamp than anything and why the Senate membership keeps electing McConnell as their leader is just amazing. The guy can't accomplish anything but receiving take-home pay. (But even that's universal in the Congress, isn't it?)

  • Fred44 Salt Lake City, Utah
    Nov. 13, 2017 1:01 p.m.


    Why are the Clinton accusers still out there? That is easy. Fox News trots them out every few months to divert attention from another republican blunder, and the women are willing to continue to be out there in public. Why aren't the Trump accusers out there? I am guessing Fox News doesn't want them and the other news stations have to much journalistic integrity to use those women in such a way. There are also some of them that are currently in the legal process. Others have decided that they prefer to move on and keep their lives private. Being out in the public on FOX News all the time does not make you any more or less honest than someone who chooses a different path.

  • RanchHand Huntsville, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 12:59 p.m.

    Situational morality; that pretty much describes conservatives.

  • Vanceone Provo, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 12:59 p.m.

    Remember, all of these Senators that are calling for Moore to quit; all of these Leftist posters demanding the same....

    What do they say about Bob Menendez, Democrat senator from New Jersey, accused of having sex with two underage girls--far worse than anything Moore is accused of? And far more credible evidence too than a Democrat campaign worker coordinating a hit piece with the Washington Post.

    Why, the Senators and leftist posters all run to Menendez's defense. The left has absolutely zero problems with this, including the posters on this site. They defend Bob Menendez completely. Including McConnell, including Lindsey Graham, and John McCain. Senators having sex with minors? A-OK as long as you are a Democrat. Proven, solid fact.

    Else Menendez would have everyone calling for his head. But no, despite him being in a trial with tons of absolutely incriminating evidence, I am not aware of a single Senator calling for his resignation.... but they all want Moore to resign.

    Stick to your guns, Judge Moore! Don't let them railroad you, because the left is absolutely and utterly hypocritical and shameless, plus their GOP-e enablers like McConnell.

  • utahcoyote Saint George, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 12:57 p.m.

    @dn subscriber

    "Okay, I believe Moore's accuser too.
    But, I also believed Jennifer Flowers, Kathleen Willey and Juanita Broderick.

    How come Democrats always get a pass on sexual misconduct and Republicans are crucified?"

    seems like i remember clinton getting impeached~~hardly a pass.

    you have had some just awful republicans who always get a pass. newt gingrich has fling with young gal (who later becomes his wife) while existing wife is bedridden with cancer. rudy giuliani actually moves woman into the mansion in new york while still married to someone else.

  • GaryO Virginia Beach, VA
    Nov. 13, 2017 12:50 p.m.

    RE: "McConnell, Roy Moore each insist the other should quit"


    I agree with BOTH Roy Moore AND McConnell on this one.

    Hey DN Subscriber -

    Re: "How come Democrats always get a pass on sexual misconduct and Republicans are crucified?"

    Bill Clinton may have carried on illicit affairs, but he was wasn't a child molester.

    See the difference yet?

    " . . . take Joseph and Mary. Mary was a teenager and Joseph was an adult carpenter. They became parents of Jesus.” . . . “There’s just nothing immoral or illegal here,”

    - Ron Ziegler, Alabama State Auditor

    Pedophilia is not a Democratic thing.

  • joe5 South Jordan, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 12:50 p.m.

    By the way, the feeding frenzy of men like Romney and Lee make it so I can never vote for them again. Romney in particular has been a victim of false accusations himself so he should be smart enough to not jump on something like this without more than a WAPO hit piece. Until and unless these charges are proven to be true, I will never case another vote for these political predators who forfeit any integrity they may have had with the quick and unfounded jump to judgment.

  • Fred44 Salt Lake City, Utah
    Nov. 13, 2017 12:49 p.m.

    DN Subscriber,

    I am not sure how you the democrats have a double standard. You can find democrats who have forced out for sexual accusations including Presidential Candidate Gary Hart.

    Republicans were very loud about their condemnation of Bill Clinton and his "alleged" sexual misconduct with adult consenting women, and I think he should have resigned. I would think they would be even louder on alleged sexual misconduct with teenagers.

    The republicans are in a box, Moore basically admitted to dating teenage girls in his 30's with Hannity on Friday. That alone is completely wrong and unacceptable. Knowing that he was a 30 year old dating teens, it is not that hard to go to the next step, that he was sexually inappropriate with at least one of them. The democrats for the most part are sitting on the sidelines and letting the republicans execute another one of their circular firing squads.

    As far as blaming the press come on get a new line. They are simply reporting the news. Are they biased sure they ALL bring the bias as does any other human, but lets give up the act that somehow because FOX says they are "fair and balanced" that there is any truth in that.

  • FT salt lake city, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 12:47 p.m.

    McConnell has no credibility. He's just being political and know suburban woman are not only leaving the party but raising candidates that will beat many incumbents. This is the man who pledged to make Obama a one term President, obstructed everything for 8 years and even withheld the vote on a Supreme Court nominee for nearly a year. His comments today were nothing more than political maneuvering as well. Moore, his personality and votes will be in line with most of the other Republicans in the Senate. It's a done deal. Alabama will elect the twice removed federal judge just like the national party elected a self proclaimed groper and admitted fraud artist as their party's standard bearer.

  • joe5 South Jordan, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 12:46 p.m.

    Where are Clinton's accusers? They, especially Broaddrick, are still in the news and still claiming they were raped and still claiming that they were silenced by Hillary. Their stories are still solid and consistent.

    Where are Trump's accusers? Vanished, vaporized, disappeared. Their stories were full of holes right from the start and when the holes became too big, the accusers faded into obscurity.

    Which accusers appear to have been honest and which appear to have been merely politically expedient?

    Now let's look at the Moore case. The stories are already starting to fall apart highlighted by the most condemning accuser having her story refuted by her own mother. Of the four accusers, she was the one to claim sexual impropriety. The others claimed an older man dated younger women who were no longer minors.

    Based on the track record of WAPO and past history with Clinton and Trump regarding the credibility of their accusers, why are people accepting this story at face value instead of questioning it?

    I don't know if Moore is guilty of these charges but they sure look sketchy to me. But Dems have never been accused of being smart, just easily led.

  • NoNamesAccepted St. George, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 12:38 p.m.

    Allegations from Democrat employees on the eve of a special election, after the primary is over, are highly suspect. They reek of the worst kind of politics.

    If Moore is a perv, he didn't stop 30 years ago. Bring forward some allegations of recent enough behavior that we know there is an on going problem. Otherwise, get enough evidence of criminal conduct for at least an indictment.

    Whether decades old allegations are from whole cloth, or whether there is some truth being warped by current sensitivities due to allegations out of Hollywood, is not reason to destroy a man's reputation.

    So far as I've read, Moore has not been accused of any sexual or physical assault, but merely of socializing with someone younger than 2017 New York society thinks proper.

    Get an indictment for criminal conduct, find evidence of ongoing mproper conduct in the recent past, or drop the witch hunt.

  • Anti-Trump Everett, WA
    Nov. 13, 2017 12:34 p.m.

    I say PLEASE elect Roy Moore!

    Now, let explain why I think that --
    Alabama is like Utah -- a blindly RED republican state.
    They would vote for any empty suit with an R next to their name.

    I can only hope Alabama and other states [like Utah]
    if you are going to vote Republican no matter what,
    might as well the vote in the most outrageous, silly, and obnoxious characters imaginable.

    The sooner the GOP fails, the sooner they can snap out it the Trump mess they created, and can fix themselves....

  • Craig Clark Boulder, CO
    Nov. 13, 2017 12:04 p.m.

    A man is innocent until proven guilty. No one should disagree with that if we're talking about the criterion for a criminal conviction. But the issue here is qualifications for election to public office.

    Moore can say to the people of Alabama, ‘I am not a convicted sex offender.’ That’s a truthful statement. But what kind of a recommendation is that for election to the U.S. Senate?

  • one vote Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 11:52 a.m.

    He should not withdraw because Trump will campaign for him.

  • RoughRoad Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 11:51 a.m.

    Senators McConnell, Lee and others stand up for principle. Thank you.

  • Shaun Sandy, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 11:31 a.m.

    @dn subscriber

    I wouldn't say democrats always get a pass. That is just your perception.

  • Thomas Thompson Salt Lake City, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 11:20 a.m.

    Mitch McConnell shows a rare moment of courage in urging Roy Moore to step aside. But the Republicans may pay a price for that if Roy Moore is elected to the Senate. He will create nothing but acrimony there if he's elected. And he probably will be elected.

  • Impartial7 DRAPER, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 11:04 a.m.

    I don't like McConnell. However, got to give him props for speaking out. Too many GOP leaders just want to keep their heads down and tacitly approve of any member of their party over principle. Good job Mitch. (This should make Trump seethe).

  • JSB Sugar City, ID
    Nov. 13, 2017 10:58 a.m.

    If it's true, how is he any different from Biden or Trump or Clinton? Sounds like a double standard.

  • DN Subscriber Cottonwood Heights, UT
    Nov. 13, 2017 11:00 a.m.

    Okay, I believe Moore's accuser too.
    But, I also believed Jennifer Flowers, Kathleen Willey and Juanita Broderick.

    How come Democrats always get a pass on sexual misconduct and Republicans are crucified?

    That is not to encourage easier treatment on Republican perverts, but equal justice for all, and equal treatment by the news media whose double standards are blindingly obvious.