WEDGE POLITICS….Melanie Mattson passes on a Boston Globe story suggesting that Alabama judge Roy “Ten Commandments” Moore might pose a wee problem for the Republican party in 2006:
Moore, a Republican who enjoys widespread support in his home state, is poised to run against a vulnerable Republican governor. If he wins, some party strategists speculate, he could defy a federal court order again by erecting a religious monument outside the Alabama state Capitol building. With the 2008 presidential race looming, President Bush would then face a no-win decision: either call out the National Guard to enforce a court order against a religious display on state grounds or allow a fellow born-again Christian to defy the courts.
Wouldn’t that be sweet? Run, Roy, run!