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Jeff Flake is out, and Roy Moore is in. Heaven help us.

Dana Milbank on

Moore: "Well, then, maybe Putin is right. Maybe he's more akin to me than I know."

Out: "The impulse to scapegoat and belittle threatens to turn us into a fearful, backward-looking people. In the case of the Republican Party, those things also threaten to turn us into a fearful, backward-looking minority party."

In: "In 1857, the United States Supreme Court [in Dred Scott] did rule that black people were property. ... But this [gay-marriage] ruling in Obergefell is even worse in a sense."

In: "Now we have blacks and whites fighting, reds and yellows fighting, Democrats and Republicans fighting, men and women fighting."

In: "My personal belief is that he [President Barack Obama] wasn't" born in the United States.

In: "There is no such thing as evolution."

In: "You wonder why we're having shootings and killings here in 2017? Because we've asked for it. ... We've taken prayer out of school."

In: "False religions like Islam who teach that you must worship this way are completely opposite with what our First Amendment stands for."

In: "There are communities under sharia law right now in our country. ... Well, there's sharia law, as I understand it, in Illinois, Indiana -- up there. I don't know."

In: "America the Beautiful, or so you used to be,

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