GOTV Alabama: just a reminder, Roy Moore is a homophobe, a bigot & a pedophile

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Today is Election Day in Alabama. The special election for the Senate seat – the seat abandoned by Jeff Sessions in his quest to become the Attorney General KKKeebler Elf – in Alabama has become one of the biggest national news stories of the year. It was probably always going to be a national story because it’s the biggest special election of the year, but the campaign took on a life of its own when Republican Roy Moore was outed as a pedophile and child molester. Vote Doug Jones today, Alabamians!

Anyway, Roy Moore went dark over the weekend, which is unusual for a candidate the weekend before election day. Reportedly, he traveled to Pennsylvania to watch the Army vs. Navy football game. Moore has been largely MIA in the last weeks of his campaign, although he did make one last push, and it was clear why he thought going MIA would be a preferable campaign tactic: he is awful, his wife is awful and his surrogates are awful. Here’s Roy Moore’s wife Kayla – the same woman he “noticed” when she was, like, 15 years old – telling “them” that she and her husband are fine with Jews because they have a Jewish lawyer, y’all!

I mean… no. No no no.

And here’s Roy Moore praising Vladimir Putin, saying Putin is “more akin to me than I know,” then speaking Russian. My God.

And here’s a pro-Trump, pro-GOP PAC campaign video in which they literally sent a 12-year-old girl in to interview Roy Moore. Skip ahead to 2:30 to see it.

And finally, it occurred to me as I was watching my favorite liberal media shows last night that if Roy Moore wins – which is very likely – Donald Trump will consider it a personal victory for his administration. Trump will then reward “his side” by firing Robert Mueller. I think that will happen this week. Stay tuned.

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  1. Odetta says:

    Will trump really fire mueller? Wouldn’t that be really bad for him…isn’t that what Nixon tried to do before he finally gave in and resigned

    • lightpurple says:

      He’s whining about the investigation on Twitter this morning. And we no longer have Republicans like Hamilton Fish, Tom Railsback, Caldwell Butler, Lawrence Hogan, Howard Baker and Ed Brooke in Congress.

    • MeowuiRose says:

      Would he really be dumb enough to do that??? Would that even be legal? How can he fire someone who is investigating him??
      Who appointed Muller originally? This whole situation is hella sketch and shit is about to go down!!

      P.S. Fu*k Roy Moore and those who are backwards and racist from that God forsaken state. I used to live on the TN/AL border. Never met so many uneducated, racist, homophobic people in my life (on both sides). Obviously those type of ppl can be anywhere but let me tell ya, they seem to be everywhere down there. And out and proud of it too.

      • Nicole says:

        It’s legal because congress refuses to make him unfireable.
        Now will it make the case against him even stronger? Yep

      • Esmom says:

        These questions you ask are all reasonable. However, we have learned over and over and over again that reason doesn’t apply anymore.

        I just saw a depressing Tweet that said all the celebs coming out in support of Moore will only make his supporters dig in harder. As I said above, reason is dead.

      • Anna says:

        There are actually a lot of great people from Alabama who are not racist, homophobic and uneducated. My guess though is you’re not as open minded as you pretend to be.

        I am from Miami (my parents are both Cuban immigrants) and I was absolutely shocked by the conditions here. I teach in the poorest of Alabama. In a place our government and the rest of this country forgot about a long time ago. I know I go to work every single day and work my ass off so maybe they can do better one day. I watch the parents of my students work two and three jobs, exhausted but still moving forward so they can get the smallest sliver of the American dream. My community organizes food drives and clothing drives so those who have nothing have can get a little warmth in the winter. I am proud to call this state my home.

        I know we are not without our flaws but just remember the same racist, hateful people who live in my state, live in yours too. We are not all voting for Roy Moore. Think twice before you group an entire group of people together.

        Their parents work two and three jobs, barely scraping by so they can have the tiniest sliver of the American dream.

      • MeowuiRose says:

        @Anna I said those who are backwards and racist not all. I do think the state is God forsaken and that’s my opinion. Doesn’t have to match yours. I’ve lived all over including FL and I stand by what I say regarding how many people are openly hateful. My opionion about the state of AL (based on my personal experience) has nothing to do with my open mindedness. I can think that state has a majority of bigots and you can disagree. Both of our opinions matter. Next time don’t assume I’m not open minded just cuz we see things different.

        Props to you for working in the trenches so to speak. Everyone deserves to live well and I can’t imagine being surrounded by intense poverty and not being able to help. At the risk of victim blaming, I will say imo a big reason why AL is so poverty stricken is because they vote against their own self interest. Obvi the reasons why are a complex mix of economic, access to education and leadership issues among others.

        Anyways I just want to clarify my comment was not lumping all of AL
        together but to speak to my personal experience and opinion. I wish you guys all the best at the poll.

      • Christin says:

        @Anna – Thank you for making these points about those who are trying, and for all you are doing to help.

      • third ginger says:

        The south makes itself an easy target, no doubt. I am originally from Columbus, Ga. and went to undergraduate school at Auburn. All my relatives are down there, and I am in almost BLUE Virginia! I try to focus on the people like Anna and dear Jerusha , who is, I know, today working to defeat Moore.

      • Snowflake says:

        OK, I haven’t met everyone from AL but I used to live in Panama City Beach, FL and my mom lives near Destin FL. It’s common to see kids piled up in the back of a pickup truck with a Confederate flag hanging off the back. Lots of tourists from AL. My mom got a speeding ticket in Selma once. Yes, all areas have racist people. But in AL, they seem proud of it. And being a Latina there is different from from being an African American there.
        let me add on here. Obvs, we have some great people here from AL. I just feel !like the racism is more overt in the South.

      • NotSoSocialButterfly says:

        @Esmom-
        Hope you mean Doug Jones in your second paragraph!!

      • magnoliarose says:

        I am sorry to say, but proud racists define the state more than anything else. It is the first thing I think about, but I don’t do that with any other southern state. Even Mississippi I think of the past though they have severe problems too. But Alabama stands out.

      • Esmom says:

        NSSB, Oops, yes, of course!! Thanks for pointing that out, I was typing too fast, clearly.

      • a concerned citizen says:

        I want everyone to see this video. Makes me think change might be possible.
        https://twitter.com/VaughnHillyard/status/940366306016223232

      • third ginger says:

        Concerned citizen, thank you for posting this. I cried. If more homophobes put themselves in this man’s shoes [and mine] , change, as you say, might be possible.

      • markweer says:

        Hi MeowuiRose, I was trying to reply to your rebuttal to Anna. I know some very wonderful people like Anna down here in Louisiana and while I applaud them, I share your opinions and sentiments. I stopped defending Louisiana in 1991 when they nearly let David Duke into the Governor’s mansion. I live in New Orleans and it’s very TRICKY down here. Fun as it may be it’s still surrounded by racists, homophobes, corrupted business men and women and there are some really well meaning and good fighters here it still is the South and there is a hell of a lot of backwards thinking down here

    • holly hobby says:

      He’s not firing him yet but Jay Suckulow is on tv asking for congress to appoint a special counsel to oversee the special counsel (WTF). Lindsey Graham obviously is poisoned because he’s spouting the same crap about the investigation being compromised. I want Mueller to level that one charge to take these losers out.

    • Megan says:

      @Jerusha I was wrong, I was wrong, I was wrong, god bless Alabama, I was wrong!!!!!!!!

  2. Surely Wolfbeak says:

    I’ve been really worried that he’s just been waiting for the polls to close in Alabama to fire Mueller.

  3. Londerland says:

    What is the logic of sending a twelve-year-old to interview him?! “See, he’s not a child molester! Here he is totally sitting with a child and not even molesting her a little bit, so all those other women must be lying! Vote Moore!”

    • Hazel says:

      IKR?! That’s the level of the reasoning capacity of these people, abysmal.

    • Trashaddict says:

      It infuriates me that they parade out children to make their crappy agenda look “nicer”. Trump was doing the same thing, had “small business owners” in to talk about how the tax code was going to help them, and they had their young children on their laps. I doubt the young lady who interviewed Moore, bright as she is, has a clue that she is being used. I don’t know what’s worse, if she grows up to realize that, or she doesn’t.

  4. Nicole says:

    America 2017: where people were so mad a black guy was president for 8 years that they will appoint and elect every piece of trash that is white and evangelical

    • Snazzy says:

      exactly this. It makes me so sad. And scared. And I’m not even american.

    • Lizzie says:

      that is right. obama had more spirit of Christianity in his little finger than all these evangelical hypocrites combined

      • Trashaddict says:

        I look back at pictures of the Obamas from during his Presidency and it makes me want to weep. I can’t imagine what it was like for him trying to lead the country while no doubt getting hate mail and death threats, not to mention worrying about his family’s safety. Yet they lived (and worked, more than lazy Greedy Donald) their time in the White House with much more grace and kindness than anyone accorded them. This is 1000% more Christian than Roy Moore could ever be in his wildest dreams. If Roy chooses to believe in Judgement Day, by golly I hope it comes on his soul like a ton of bricks.

  5. Clare says:

    But, guys, he has a jewish lawyer!

    • holly hobby says:

      That is such a pathetic excuse. That jewish lawyer is under his employ (yes he was hired to take care of whatever legal aspects this inbred pervert wants handled). He is not a “friend.” Ugh these people.

    • Sarah says:

      No, no. Their attorney isn’t Jewish. Their attorney “is a Jew.” That phrasing is such a red flag for bigotry.

      • sa says:

        How is that a red flag? I’m Jewish and I take no offense at being called “a Jew”, I am one. I’m much more bothered by the idea of “Jew” being offensive.

        Maybe it’s a regional thing? I live in New York, and it’s not an uncommon way to phrase things, but I know I first heard the idea of it somehow being “bad” when I went to college in California. “Jew” is not a bad word.

      • Odette says:

        It is a regional thing. Having grown up in NY and then lived in the south, “Jew” definitely has different connotations in both places. In NY, not a bad thing at all. In the south, there is an “otherizing” element to it when certain people say it in a certain way.

      • lokigal says:

        agreed, in NY it may not be a big thing, but the way some people say it, it is reducing the person to just that. you may be jewish in faith but would these people defend their diversity by saying their landscaper is a Buddhist and their plumber is a Protestant? betcha they wont, it’d be most likely an ethic identifier or regional identifier in the context. but if you’re jewish or muslim, everything else about that person is othered by him being a jew or muslim.

        i have heard the term ‘jew’ being used as an epithet by muslim people in certain regions as well and it has always IRKED me. feel free to hate on the actions of the oppressive zionist regime or disproportional retaliation against palestinian civillians but lumping everyone to hate based on faith? pfffftttt.

      • sa says:

        Got it, thanks. I probably still won’t take offense by the terminology, mostly because I think being offended by it is essentially being offended by who I am, which I’m not.

        In case my original comment made it seem like I was defending the Moores, I absolutely was not. I do think they’re anti-Semitic (or maybe more accurately anti-nonChristians), I just didn’t think that specific word was evidence of it. Now, how she said it (both her delivery & lead up) and Roy Moore’s comment about Soros, those are clearly evidence of their bigotry.

  6. Jess says:

    I’m in Alabama and having major anxiety, I keep telling myself Moore is probably going to win so don’t get my hopes up, but it’s hard. The same feelings from the presidential election are coming up, we cannot put another sexual abuser in office who has no idea what he’s doing. There are signs for Jones all over the place, truly I’m seeing 1 Moore for every 50 to 75 Jones, so I do think there’s a chance. Y’all send us good vibes, prayers, juju, and whatever else you can muster up!

  7. Shambles says:

    So how many Republicans does Vladimir Putin own? Just curious.

    Burning all the Palo Santo, chanting, doing all sorts of witchcraft today. C’mon, Alabama, send Jones to the senate! Alabamian CBs, all the good vibes to you. I know no one is optimistic about this but I refuse to give up before the polls are even open. I have hope, so there.

    • Nicole says:

      I would say the majority of the leaders for sure. The rest are just partisan hacks or plain stupid and hateful

    • jwoolman says:

      Moore learned Russian a long time ago – he was listed as involved with the Russian Club in high school of college, can’t remember which. In the clip I saw, when he was asked what he would do if Putin came knocking at his door or something like that, as far as I could figure out his Russian reply just meant “hi, how can I help you?” which really just means he’s hospitable and not something more nefarious in these troubled times. His accent sounded decent as far as I could tell.

      I don’t know how fluent he actually is in Russian after all this time, that was pretty basic if I could pick it up (I generally can only read technical Russian). But it’s at least a sign of intelligence that he at one time was interested in learning another language, regardless of his motivation.

      We have to remember that the problem is not being interested in Russia or Russian or having Russian friends or conversations with Russians. The problem is lying about such contacts and criminal activity with foreign nationals trying to illegally influence our elections and government policy in secretive ways, including theft and selective publication of private information plus disinformation campaigns to mislead voters.

    • jwoolman says:

      I would be careful about assuming that someone is in Putin’s pocket just because they share some key beliefs. Anti-war activists get smeared this way all the time. If they happen to believe something that other people in the world believe or their governments have stated (such as that a particular war is wrong and counterproductive), then they must be unpatriotic. Always seemed to me that the easiest way to control how Americans think would be for the enemy du jour to say the exact opposite of what they actually wanted us to believe or do.

      Anyway – in the interview, Moore was talking about such things as his attitudes toward non-heterosexual preferences and activity. He has the same unfortunate beliefs about that as Putin, which is disturbing but not because Putin is Russian. It would be equally as disturbing if Putin were born and raised and living in Brooklyn.

  8. Rapunzel says:

    The Russian speaking is creepy. Why are all these GOP Trumpanzees connected to Putin? How long has Russia been infiltrating our government?

    • Pumpkin (formally soup, pie) says:

      Creepy and disturbing. It was short but it sounds pretty authentic. I don’t speak Russian, but I recognize it when I hear it. It’s a complicated language – sound and grammar. Their script is the easiest thing about it.

      • jwoolman says:

        Russian is no more complicated than German, another language poets love because the grammar (different endings for different functions of the word) allows for great flexibility in poetry. English, unlike German and Russian, is very position dependent, so “dog bites man” means something very different from “man bites dog”. German and Russian poets can alter the positions with wild abandon because the endings of the words tell the reader or listener who is doing what to whom. Likewise the three grammatical genders in both languages give more clues in complicated sentences.

        Actually, I find technical Russian easier to translate than technical French even though I have more formal training in French. I can often start translating a rough draft of a Russian sentence without reading through to the end. I can’t do that with French because it has a very different approach than English in sentence structure and treatment of prepositional phrases as adjectives, for example. French has a smaller vocabulary but makes up for it in such ways. Russian seems more English-like than French in its approach to sentence structure.

        Anyway, every language is complicated until you learn it. Tiny children successfully learn Russian in Russia…. Can’t be that hard! :)

        I think tonal languages such as Chinese are more complicated, but again — tiny Chinese children learn to speak it. Learning to read and write it has some hazards we don’t have, so that takes more time for the kids. My uncle always said decades ago that Mandarin Chinese would be a good language to teach early in American schools because it was so different from English, and that would be beneficial in brain development and encouraging mental flexibility.

      • jwoolman says:

        The reason Russian sounds complicated to you might be the fact that Russian, like English, is rich in diphthongs. Ukrainian is a related language and uses almost the same alphabet, but it doesn’t seem to use diphthongs like Russian. So it sounds very crisp to me, just as Spanish does. You can notice how original Ukrainian and Spanish speakers often carry that crispness over into their American English even if they came here as children. There are American accents now that include that crispness, in areas where there are a lot of Spanish-speakers. Regional American accents are typically influenced by the original language of settlers.

      • magnoliarose says:

        I have to disagree in this context with 45. Usually, it wouldn’t matter but it in this climate and the ties Bannon has and others have to Russia and money it is troubling.

  9. swak says:

    Good luck to Alabama. To Jerusha (and anyone else) who has been working tirelessly to get Jones elected – hope we get the result we all want and a big THANK YOU for all the work you have done.

    I just can’t. The quote about Putin and him speaking Russian is too much. Bet his wife also makes the statement that they can’t be racist because they know POC’s.

  10. Franny Days says:

    Former Alabamian here and my entire family is going out and voting for Doug Jones today #nomoore. I am hopeful but I was there for the presidential election and it was very disheartening. A bunch of racist old white people come out of the woodwork on Election Day 😞

  11. Anastasia Beaverhausen says:

    I’m on pins and needles over this Alabama vote. Come on Jones. Roy Moore is so disgusting without the child touching.

  12. Jerusha says:

    Just a couple of additions-it’s not only a national story, it’s internatinal. My twitter feed has “Good luck, Doug, we support you,” messages from posters all over the world. And there’s a credible report that Moore started dating Kayla while she was separated, but still married to her first husband. So Christian of them,

    • IlsaLund says:

      Jerusha, how do you think the voting law restrictions implemented in Alabama will affect turnout and people’s ability to cast a ballot?

      • ReturnoftheMac says:

        Very much so. I personally have tried 5 different times at 3 different locations to obtain my Alabama drivers license and still haven’t been able to because they were closed. Several years ago Alabama tried to close down all of the license offices in the state except for a handful in major urban areas. The federal government stepped in and said no, you can’t do that. So Alabama finally acquiesced and said fine we’ll keep them “open” but they have severely limited hours and can close for the day at will.

      • Jerusha says:

        A few instances I’ve heard of-at polling places if a person was listed on the precinct’s rolls, but id had an address from somewhere else, they were being turned away, told to go elsewhere and vote provisional. That’s illegal according to AL law. Don’t know how many didn’t vote because of that. In Homewood, a wealthy area of Jeff County, cops were ticketing people approaching their polling place for minor offenses and holding their licenses for up to an hour. Probably more hinky things IDK about.

    • jwoolman says:

      Oh, Kayla’s mother probably said it was ok….

  13. lightpurple says:

    Trump just tweeted that Gillibrand would “do anything” for money. He basically just accused her of being a whore. Burn Congress’s phone lines down.

  14. Incredulous says:

    Also, Alabama Supreme Court overturned the stay on ballots so they don’t have to keep them for fact-checking purposes. What reason to do this other than voter fraud and the hi-jacking of an election?

  15. Kiki says:

    China is going to become a super power by next year. United States is going to be back in the 1950′s while other countries are moving forward in the 21st Century. Even German has more money than United States.

    Donald Trump is the worst president in history and he is destroying the fundamentals of freedom in the us society and a lot of people are allowing this. I wouldn’t be surprised if Roy Moore ( the child rapist) is going to win, what do you expect the stupidity of Alabama. They would rather have immorals to run their country anyway because of conservatives.

    United States is going down the pits.

  16. Peace says:

    At this stage, if Trump fires Mueller, the heavens won’t fall. After one or two weeks of lamenting, everyone will move on. Heck, Republicans in Congress also want him fired. It’s a pity.

  17. Purplehazeforever says:

    What’s with the doom & gloom? Trump would be committing political suicide if he fired Mueller regardless of who wins in Alabama. He miscalculated when he fired Comey and he’d be making a serious mistake if fired Mueller if Moore wins. The political fallout would be enormous despite who holds the Senate & the House. Maybe firing Mueller is just what is needed to shake the spineless dimwits to the core that they need to do something…but if Trump resigns…or impeached…it’s Pence. He’s worse. After him, it’s Ryan. There are literally no good choices.

    • Kitten says:

      Genuine question: what up to this point leads you to believe that there would be ANY political repercussions for Trump if he fired Mueller? I honestly want to know because I have not seen one single thing over the past year that makes me think Trump would lose:

      1) his position as POTUS or:

      2) a single member of his disgustingly loyal base.

      Trump supporters WANT him to fire Mueller and the GOP WANTS him to fire Mueller. The only ones that don’t want him to do that are the Dems and their constituents and the Dems hold absolutely no power in this situation. Everyone and I mean EVERYONE on this site should be prepared for that potential outcome. We are already organizing rallies here in Boston based on that possibility. I’m not saying it will definitely happen, but it would not surprise me one but if it did.

      • Purplehazeforever says:

        Who in the GOP wants him fired? Outside of his base?

      • Kitten says:

        A better question would be which Republican DOESN’T want Mueller fired? Have you see a lot of support for Mueller on the Right?

        But to answer the question you posed, Repubs who have publicly called for Mueller’s firing: Reps. Matt Gaetz of Florida, Andy Biggs of Arizona, and Louie Gohmert of Texas who all say Mueller should step down because he was the FBI director in 2010 when US government agencies approved the sale of Uranium One.

        Look, if the GOP isn’t anticipating that Trump will eventually fire Mueller, they could EASILY put protections in place so that Mueller could not be fired. There’s a reason why they did not do that: they know that if/when Trump fires him, they can say “Our hands are tied. It’s the President’s decision.”

        Look at what RW media has been doing: Dobbs, Hannity, Jean Pirro etc have been launching an assault on the entire Russia investigation in order to immunize their voters against whatever Mueller uncovers. This is not coincidence, it’s a coordinated effort with the GOP to protect their golden goose at all costs.

      • magnoliarose says:

        No one. Kitten, I am with you on this. I have no idea why anyone thinks you are dealing in the old days with some on the right had shame and a soul. This is why I think the Dems are playing stupid, naive games and continuously play into his hands. He is going to fire him, and NOTHING is going to happen. They are stacking the courts, and by this time next year, they will go after women.
        There is no low.

  18. Christin says:

    Just heard that SB (the pot stirrer) basically dissed U of Alabama last night. He bragged about getting into Ivy League schools and Joe S (an Alabama grad) couldn’t.

    Wow, what a political genius to insult the beloved state university on their home turf! All while being so anti-elitist! So clever! (NOT!)

    • third ginger says:

      He also reminded his audience that he is from Virginia. Of course, he ignored the fact that the candidate he just supported was soundly beaten by our new Democratic governor. We also have two great Democratic senators. Bannon is no representative of 2017 Virginia.

  19. paranormalgirl says:

    I will be devastated if a known and documented child molester gets elected.

  20. Mandy says:

    Alabamian here! Very nervous today! I went to the polls on my way into work and there weren’t as many there as I had hoped. I’m crossing my fingers and toes in hope that my state proves me wrong and we begin to move forward instead of backwards!

  21. Reef says:

    Wait…wait…wait. Are ya’ll trying to tell me Roy Moore speaks fluent Russian? Lol. This is like the Americans with dumber people.

  22. fee says:

    It’s funny (and by funny I mean horrifying) that 2 years ago I would have had no doubt that Jones would pull through and that Moore could go crawl back in the hole he came out of. Yet here we are today, almost in 2018 and I’m trying to wrap my head around the fact that a known pedophile is probably going to win a Senate seat. I guess a lot changes when The Alleged President is a sexual predator though.

    Despite all of that I’m sending positive vibes from Texas and I have my fingers and toes crossed that at least a little bit of common sense and decency prevails in Alabama today.

  23. Sam says:

    His eyes…his eyes…are bloody scary. He looks pure evil, he is pure evil. If this cretin is elected, America is in a worst state than I thought. Now they are voting for paedophiles? This is the filth that is now acceptable.

  24. LB says:

    Anybody else watching the returns?

  25. Betsy says:

    Thank you, African American voters in Alabama! This victory is YOURS.

  26. Lindy says:

    AP has called it for Jones!!!! Go go go Jerusha and all you Alabamians who have turned the tide (see what I did there, haha?). And yes–I hope Doug Jones stays close to his roots as an ally of the black community in Alabama and represents the hell out of their interests when he goes to the senate. I’m still holding my breath, but WAPO and CNN are both projecting Jones as the winner now.

  27. magnoliarose says:

    OMG!!!!!! JERUSHA I LOVE YOU!!!!
    Crimson Tide goes blue!
    I can’t even believe it.
    I just can’t.
    I mean… I THANK YOU!
    HA Tangerine goes down! HAHAHAHAHHAHA!

  28. magnoliarose says:

    For those Four little black girls. This is for you! I am crying like a baby. It came down to Selma! Poetic Justice!

  29. Shambles says:

    ALABAMA IS SENDING A DEMOCRAT TO THE SENATE. Glory. What a day this is!!!! To me this says GOP is f*cked in 2018 and every single one of them now knows it. And I am all the happier for it.

    Thank you Jerusha! Thank you Alabamian CBs!!! Thank you Alabamian voters of color!

    At the same time, never ever forget that the president openly endorsed a pedophile for the Senate. Never forget that the national Republican party openly endorsed a pedophile for the Senate. Never forget that over 500,000 people voted for a pedophile. We have healing and we have work to do.

  30. Betsy says:

    Is anyone scared to be happy about this? Like I want to cry tears of joy but I have been living with such a siege mentality I’m just – afraid to be too happy!

  31. Jerusha says:

    Still a few votes out, but WE DID IT!!!!!!!!! Hell, yes, I’m screaming! My county, Mobile, went 57%-42% with just a few votes to be counted. Still 50% left to be counted in heavily blue Montgomery County. Wheeeeeeee!!!!!!

  32. Laughysaphy says:

    Jerusha!!!! Alabama!! Y’ALL DID THE DANG THING!!!!

  33. Ladiabla says:

    OMG this is amazing news, thank you Jerusha for all your hard work and thank you to all the other sane people in AL!!!

  34. JenB says:

    OMG!!!!!!!!! YAY!! Big hugs to Alabama CBs!!
    USA! 🇺🇸❤️💙❤️💙

  35. Jayna says:

    OMG, I thought for sure pervert Roy Moore was going to win by a pinch. Hell, no, he didn’t!!! Thank you Dems in Alabama for coming out and putting Jones in office.

    How embarrassing for the whittle Orange Man who pushed hard for Moore at his rally and in his robocalls. He will not take this well.

    Hell, yeah, Hillary! You got that right. “Onward.”
    Hillary Clinton tweeted:
    Tonight, Alabama voters elected a senator who’ll make them proud. And if Democrats can win in Alabama, we can — and must — compete everywhere. Onward!

  36. Jerusha says:

    I appreciate all of y’all’s thanks, but there were thousands of Me’s spread across the state as cogs in the machine. Thanks go to our organizers who did the data mining and the digital setups that allowed us to go to neighborhoods with everything we needed in our smartphones-names, addresses, a script to go by, or to sit at the campaign office or at home using our tablets and phones, calling people with their names, numbers and a script to follow. Our liaison was Taylor P., a young woman from B’ham, who lived in Mobile for months with this effort, only going home for two days at Thanksgiving.
    And, chiefly, as mentioned above, the major thanks goes to the African-American citizens of Alabama. They came out and made a statement. They knew the issues and the stakes. Without them we would be represented by Senator Pedophile.

    • Jayna says:

      This was a great tweet regarding what you said especially directed about black women helping the vote in this election, and she received a lot of positive replies from whites pledging to do just that. I pledge to do more in my community.

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      For non-Black folks praising Black women in tonight’s election – do more. Support Black women. Stand up for Black women. Hire Black women. Vote for Black women.

      7:59 PM – 12 Dec 2017

  37. Tara says:

    Congratulations to all of you who trudged this uphill battle against the tide of decades-long entrenched politics, the darkness of your opponents, and likely your own fatigue and doubts about whether you could turn the ship. Also thank you for your updates on this site. You are strong, brave, wondrous heroes. ❤️

    https://www.nytimes.com/2017/12/12/us/politics/alabama-senate-race-winner.html

  38. Jerusha says:

    Pedo hasn’t conceded yet. Rethugs are so used to winning by cheating that he’ll probably challenge.

  39. Lauren A says:

    In tears.
    I didn’t realize, after this horrific year, how much I needed this victory – how much we all needed it. Much gratitude to Jerusha and everyone fighting the good fight!

  40. Jerusha says:

    100% of vote in statewide, Doug leads 21,311. Write in vote total 22,777. It was estimated that write ins took 80% from Judge Child Molester.
    D-Bag asking his followers to pray.