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Can the Republican Party shake off Roy Moore?

Even though Roy Moore lost the Alabama Senate race to Doug Jones, observers on both sides of the aisle believe Moore will forever be a stain on the face of the Republican Party. Accused of sexual abuse by eight women—one of whom was only 14 at the timecritics say GOP support of Moore proves the Republican Party has lost its morals. But others say you can't judge an entire party by one member; Democrats don't want to be judged based on Ted Kennedy or Rod BlagojevichWhat do you think? 

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Crooked Media's Dan Pfeiffer says the GOP owns Moore, and will be forever defined by him.

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David French of the National Review strongly urged Republicans to reject Moore. Not every member of the GOP subscribes to Moore's orthodoxy or approved his candidacy.

There is no good reason for a faithful conservative to support this man.

Anyone who tells you that your choice is limited to pro-abortion Doug Jones or an incompetent, unfit apparent child abuser like Roy Moore is simply lying to you. If you are a faithful conservative, you can write in a different name or stay home. You can reject the choice served up by the plurality of Alabama GOP primary voters and simply say, “If you want my vote, you have to do better.”

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Others say it's not just about the alleged child molestation: Moore's career has been a disgrace to the rule of law, to religious tolerance and to social and racial equality. That a candidate so extreme received support from the Republican National Committee, national Republican leadership and President Trump means the party owns his lawlessness abuse and bigotry, even though he lost.

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But others point to Republicans who opposed Moore, like Ohio Gov. John Kasich and Arizona Sen. Jeff Flake, to illustrate the fact that moderate Republicans have been consistent about putting country before party.

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Even Alabama Sen. Richard Selby spoke out against Moore.

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