Thursday October 22, 2020

Jones victory a lesson for Democrat slow learners

The hangover for Trump and the Republicans who supported alleged sexual predator Roy Moore is only setting in. To sell one’s soul is one thing. But to sell it so cheaply is another

17th December, 2017
US president Donald Trump has been seriously weakened by the debacle. Pic: Getty

The 16th Street Baptist Church in Birmingham Alabama, scene of the 1963 Klu Klux Klan bombing that claimed the lives of four black schoolgirls, is a short walk from the Birmingham Sheraton Hotel, where Doug Jones, the first Democrat to represent Alabama in the Senate since 1992, held his victory party on Tuesday night. It is unlikely, but for the events of September 15, 1963, that 63-year-old Jones would have been celebrating the most unlikely...

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