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Magnificent Victory For Doug Jones In Alabama: Its Meaning | The Progressive Professor
Last night's magnificent victory in Alabama for Doug Jones in the special election to replace Jeff Sessions in the US Senate has so many meanings. It is a total repudiation of the despicable former Alabama Chief Justice Roy Moore. It is a total repudiation of Donald Trump, who now has lost twice in Alabama, after doing so well in that state in 2016. He lost with Luther Strange and now with Roy Moore. It is a total repudiation of Steve Bannon, and his continued assault on the "Establishment" in the Republican Party, and is likely to lead to a Democratic House and Senate in the 2018 Midterm Congressional elections. It is a total repudiation of disgraceful talk show host Sean Hannity on Fox News Channel, who could end up possibly implicated in the Trump Scandals being investigated by Special Counsel Robert Mueller. On a positive vein, it demonstrates that the forces of good are there, even in Alabama, as African Americans, Latinos, women, and young people came out and