The primitive ego, the foundation of the mind, whose root mandate is survival and advantage of self is so powerful that it creates the notion of religion as a way to survive beyond the flesh. Thus as long as Roy Moore is pushes God and religion he is reinforcing small minded survival impulses that will Trump all else. In short, what these folks are saying by sticking with Roy is don’t get in the way of me getting to heaven.

Jim Ridgway, Jr. military writer — author of the American Civil War classic, “Apprentice Killers: The War of Lincoln and Davis.” Christmas gift, yes!

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