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A Moment-by-Moment Look at Doug Jones’ Historic Win and Roy Moore’s Tragic Defeat Told in GIFs

Democratic U.S. Senator-elect Doug Jones and wife Louise Jones greet supporters during his election night gathering at the Sheraton Hotel  in Birmingham, Ala.. on Dec. 12, 2017. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)
Democratic U.S. Senator-elect Doug Jones and wife Louise Jones greet supporters during his election night gathering at the Sheraton Hotel in Birmingham, Ala.. on Dec. 12, 2017. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

According to pundits, Alabama civil rights hero Doug Jones was a long shot against accused pedophile Roy Moore.

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But a live look at Jones before the polls opened showed Jones in different states of unbothered:

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Jones was just casually checking results on his computer:

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But he did become a bit annoyed when we caught him checking results on his phone.

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Let’s check in with Moore to see how things are going. An early look showed Moore on his way to vote:

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And Moore arriving at campaign headquarters:

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And Moore’s supporters standing to greet him upon his arrival:

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As results began to trickle in, Jones began to let his guard down:

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Meanwhile, over at Moore’s camp, the tone was decidedly different:

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What no one knew is that while voting was taking place, this was happening:

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And this:

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And this:

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And they walked in and laid that vote for Jones down like:

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I mean, they laid it down like:

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And walked home like:

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Jones learned that black women had once again saved America and in turn gave him the election, and he, too, began dancing:

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Over at Moore’s camp, chaos ensued:

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Moore’s campaign manager tried to explain what happened to Moore:

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Moore was later seen inside his office, drinking heavily:

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Back at Jones’ campaign, he took a moment to drink it all in:

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And then the moment finally hit him:

Senior Editor @ The Root, boxes outside my weight class, when they go low, you go lower.

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monkeypoxalina
Monkeypox0104

Guess who’s trying to insert himself into this victory after having done absolutely nothing?

Motherfucker talking about “we”. We, who? The Southern black voters who you keep avoiding? The black people you don’t see as being working class? Because the WWC Bernie keeps saying Democrats need to cater to are the ones who overwhelmingly voted for a noted racist pedophile.