With the defeat of Alabama Judge Roy Moore in the Senate special election on Tuesday, and the media Democrats who are openly celebrating the loss, we thought it would be interesting to take a look back at one of those media elites who stood before Congress to support Moore. When MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough was a Republican Florida rep in the '90s, he gave a full-throated defense of Moore’s fight to keep a plaque of the Ten Commandments in his courtroom.
Here’s the partial text of Scarborough’s pro-Constitution speech:
"Tomorrow, this body is going to be looking at a resolution supporting the public display of the Ten Commandments. There has been a very interesting case in the State of Alabama where Judge Roy Moore, who presides over a circuit court, maintains in his courtroom a wood-carved plaque containing the Ten Commandments. He has been challenged by another judge to take those down. The Governor of Alabama, Fob James, has stated that he will do whatever it takes to keep the Ten Commandments up in that courtroom, including calling in the National Guard. It is sure to be an entertaining debate tomorrow, and very interesting, and, I believe, a very important debate. But sadly, the entertainment is going to come from those people who will come to the floor to try to twist history, try to continue the revision of history that would separate one country from its heritage. You know, we have a very proud heritage of faith and freedom in this country.
“In fact, on the issue of the Ten Commandments, we had James Madison, the father of the Constitution, say the following while drafting the Constitution: ‘We have staked the entire future of the American civilization not upon the power of government, but upon the capacity of the individual to govern himself, to control himself, and sustain himself according to the Ten Commandments of God.’ That was James Madison, the father of the Constitution. And yet 220 years later, we have radical revisionists who are trying to tell us that the Constitution will not allow us to have the Ten Commandments on the wall of a court in Alabama.”
At least Mika Brzezinski has got him on the right, er Left, track these days.