– The conservative state of Alabama elected the Democratic candidate, Doug Jones, to their vacant Senate seat. This is the first time a democrat has been elected to a senate seat in Alabama since 1992. (That senator became a republican two years later).
– Jones' opponent was the Republican Roy Moore, whose campaign has been plagued by accusations of the sexual assault of minors.
– All in all – a good day for progressive politics, at least in the state of Alabama.
Then, there's this: a televised victory speech on American TV channel C-SPAN 2 (which, it must be noted, is a name with as much personality as this screwdriver), featuring the below moment:
Yes, yes that is "Teach Me How to Dougie" by Cali Swag District you can hear on the US equivalent of BBC Parliament. Yes it is.
Follow Noisey on Twitter.