Doug Jones (D) defeats Roy Moore (R) in contentious Alabama special election for Senate. The people have spoken, which is precisely the way this needed to be decided. Unpacking the reasons Republicans lost this seat. Who (or what) is to blame? Honest assessment vs spin. The Left may have held the moral high ground in this particular election because of individual character, but they don't hold the moral high ground when it comes to political ideas. Which ideas are moral?