Alabama Republicans’ pick for Roy Moore’s old job is a lot like Roy Moore

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Newsweek—Tom Parker’s campaign has largely centered around the same social-issues Moore ran on, including opposition to same-sex marriage and abortion. Parker has also shown a documented appreciated for the Confederate flag.

Alabama GOP nominated ‘more racist and homophobic’ candidate for Roy Moore’s old chief justice seat. Alabama Republicans nominated a former Roy Moore aide for the state Supreme Court chief justice position — the job from which Moore was twice removed. With over half a million votes cast Alabama Supreme Court Associate Justice Tom Parker won Tuesday’s GOP primary, securing 51.6 percent of the vote to Lyn Stuart’s 48.4 percent. A previous version of Parker’s campaign website celebrated his support for his former boss. “Tom Parker fought to keep the Ten …