For some evangelicals, a choice between Moore and morality

Source: The Washington Post

 November 16

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore speaks during a campaign event at the Walker Springs Road Baptist Church on Nov. 14 in Jackson, Ala. The candidate has been accused of sexual misconduct with underage girls when he was in his 30s. (Jonathan Bachman/Getty Images)

Pastor David Floyd, appalled that a president of the United States had the soul-destroying gall to embark on a sexual relationship with a woman less than half his age, told his Alabama flock in 1998 that Bill Clinton had crossed the line and had to go.

As allegations of advances by Senate candidate Roy Moore on women less than half his age have peppered Alabama voters almost daily over the past week, Floyd is telling his congregation that Moore is “an upright man” who should be forgiven for his sins and elected to office.

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