This explains why Christian Conservatives are so anxious to elect Moore. They believe this might be their last opportunity to overturn Roe v. Wade and pack the federal courts with socially-conservative judges.Read more
Trump and some of those around him might sense that a wave of Democratic victories is coming.
Republicans would not be in such a rush to pack the courts if they thought they would control Congress in 2019 – or the White House in 2020.
To pack the courts that Republicans will need every vote they can get in the Senate – even Moore’s.