Too bad Gardner’s from a battleground state. If he wasn’t we’d have a better idea of whether it’s political calculation that’s driving this or if he really finds Moore this objectionable on the merits.
The other possibility is that he’s worried Republican candidates endorsed by the NRSC will be saddled with Moore’s baggage if the committee endorses Moore too. But that doesn’t add up. Moore will be used against the party in the midterms no matter what the NRSC does. The president and the RNC have both endorsed him, for fark’s sake.
“Roy Moore will never have the support of the senatorial committee. We will never endorse him. We won’t support him,” Colorado senator Cory Gardner told THE WEEKLY STANDARD. “I won’t let that happen. Nothing will change. I stand by my previous statement.”…
Asked about the president’s endorsement, Gardner said: “We’ve taken a different position. I think our