November 13, 2017 12:48 pm -

UPDATED, 3:15pmEST: Beverly Young Nelson has stepped forward and claimed that Alabama nominee to the US Senate, Roy Moore, violently assaulted her when she was 16:

‘”You’re just a child and I am the District Attorney of Etowah County, and if you tell anyone about this, no one will ever believe you,”‘ Nelson claims Moore said to her before either she fell or he pushed her out of the car. Nelson says she had bruises after but covered them with makeup to hide them. Nelson says she told her sister two weeks later. Nelson says she also told her mother about four years ago, and told her husband before they got married.

RawStory has a detailed write-up of Nelson’s allegations. Here is the video of her full statement, courtesy WVTM via YouTube.

Meanwhile, we have little in the way of pity for Mitch McConnell, the Senate Republican leader who refused to do his Constitutional duty and allow President Obama’s Supreme Court nominee Merrick Garland to come up with a vote.

So it is nice to see the slimy human-turtle hybrid stuck between a rock and a hard place — in this case, over Alabama Republican senate candidate Roy Moore, who faces a growing number of allegations involving sexual abuse of underage children, first reported last Thursday in The Washington Post.

Minutes ago, McConnell went before the microphones to say…

… that Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore of Alabama “should step aside” in light of allegations he had sexual contact with a 14-year-old girl decades ago.

McConnell spoke to reporters Monday after visiting a plant in Kentucky. He says he believes the women who were quoted in a Washington Post story about Moore’s past relationships with them as young women.

Previously McConnell had said Moore should step aside if the allegations were proven true.

Too late, Mitch. Cutting bait on Alabama is not going to help you at this point. Polling is going in Democratic candidate Doug Jones’s direction. It may be too late to remove Moore from the ballot or organize a write-in campaign. And the top name for that latter option, Luther Strange, has a messy woman problem of his own.

Worse yet, Democrats look poised to take back the House and possibly even the Seante next year — all because you became chief Capitol Hill enabler for Crazy Uncle Dotard in an effort to get your corporatist, neo-fascist K Street agenda through Congress.

And how’s all that working out for you, Mitch?

D.B. Hirsch
D.B. Hirsch is a political activist, news junkie, and retired ad copy writer and spin doctor. He lives in Brooklyn, New York.