Since every republican is morally bankrupt, will it matter?
Yes, actually, it will. Roy Moore and Donald Trump are the exceptions, not the rule-Trent Franks resigned, Tim Murphy resigned, and odds are that the next representative accused of sexual harassment resigns, too.
This is not in any way me praising the moral fortitude of the GOP. I'm just saying that if (and that's a big if) political gravity no longer applies, the GOP hasn't fully gotten the message.
Did I fall asleep and wake up in a land where Democrats didn’t try taking the high road in 2016 and still lost anyway?
They're not playing for GOP districts. This is about swing districts, independents, and just basic decency. It's the smart play.
Democrats are playing chess. Republicans are playing Calvinball.
You mean the party that just endorsed Moore and gave him a million dollars after denouncing him 2 weeks ago?
Yes, because the point isn't to make Breitbart go "wtf I love Democrats now," it's to make disillusioned Democrats and independents feel like the party has some principles and both sides aren't the same.
Democrats are playing themselves if they think this will trigger the GOP to have any sort of accountability or decency.
And let's remember the goal here isn't to convince the gop to vote blue, it's to convince the people who lean left but stay home to go vote and the people who are on the fence or lean right, but reluctantly voted for trump because they fell for "both sides are morally repugnant"
That level of support wins elections and sets up progressive agendas that benefit 99% of the population
Yes, that party. They seem mostly content to treat Alabama as The Weird Crazy Place That Gives Us Reliable Yokel Votes, but once the scandal comes to their doorstep they don't want to deal with it and resign.
Please stop shitting on younger generations. I'm a millennial that's missed voting in like two local elections since I've been eligible to vote. I get that we aren't a super reliable voting block but saying "lol, like these fucking kids will do anything" doesn't help.
Except they forget that the voters are tribal and don't care.