By David Badash
Over the weekend “Judge” Roy Moore referred to Native Americans and Asians as “reds and yellows.” The leading candidate in the runoff race to be the Republican nominee to fill the seat in the U.S. Senate vacated by Jeff Sessions, Moore has a lengthy history of racism, homophobia, and religious extremism.
And Moore tried to defend his use of the racist slurs by taking to Twitter and claiming they’re from the Bible.
“Red, yellow, black and white they are precious in His sight. Jesus loves the little children of the world. This is the Gospel,” Moore tweeted.
No, it’s not, according to CNN, which notes the phrase he tweeted is a Sunday School hymn. Either way, Moore’s racism is showing.
Moore is a virulently anti-gay activist who once instructed Alabama judges to refuse same-sex couples marriage licenses – after the Supreme Court had ruled so doing was unconstitutional.
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