Special Election Today in Alabama

[Content Note: Sexual abuse; white supremacy; anti-Semitism.]

Today is the day, at long last, that Alabama voters head to the polls for the special election in which they'll choose a Senator to fill the vacated seat left by Attorney General Jeff Sessions.

The choice is between Democrat Doug Jones, a career prosecutor who prosecuted two Ku Klux Klan perpetrators of the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing that killed four Black girls and who also secured an indictment against the Olympic Park Bomber, and Republican Roy Moore, a serial sex abuser and heinous bigot whose closing argument was that he didn't patronize a child brothel in Vietnam and he's got one Jewish attorney.

The choice is stark. I can't imagine that anyone who is going to vote remains undecided. At this point, the only thing I have to say is this:

Unfortunately, there is a lot of Republican fuckery to overcome (if it can be overcome):

The only possible thing to do right now is overwhelm them. If you're in Alabama, get out there and VOTE!

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