Trump-Trashing Sen. Bob Corker Slams Alabama Voters’ Nomination of Roy Moore, ‘A Bridge Too Far’


Fervent Trump-trashing Senator Bob Corker blasted the people of Alabama on Saturday for voting to make Judge Roy Moore the Republican nominee for Senate, calling their decision “a bridge too far.” Retiring Sen. Corker broadcast his jab to Twitter, “Look, I’m sorry, but even before these reports surfaced, Roy Moore’s nomination was a bridge too far.” Look, I’m sorry, but even before these reports surfaced, Roy Moore’s nomination was a bridge too far. — Senator Bob Corker (@SenBobCorker) November 11, 2017 On Thursday, the Washington Post published an almost four-decades-old allegation that Moore engaged in sexual misconduct. Moore has flatly denied the Post allegations. After the report went out, several news outlets asked Alabama voters what they thought about the claim. The New Yorker reported that Moore supporters are standing with their candidate in the wake of the allegations. Atlanta Tea Party co-founder Debbie Dooley, a Moore supporter whose daughter is an Alabama voter, laughed at the allegations in a phone conversation with the outlet. “I think the allegations are bullshit,” she said. NBC News talked to more than a dozen Alabama voters asking for their response to the allegations. The outlet reported that “none said their support for Moore
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