It was inconceivable that Roy Moore was going to win in Alabama. And it showed the arrogance of Trump and some GOP people that they could put someone like Moore on the ballot and expect Alabama to simply vote for him because he was GOP. While Doug Jones holds some ridiculous and terrible beliefs with regards to abortion, by all accounts he is a reasonable and respectable man.
Also, the conservative Christians who voted for Moore have done damage to the gospel. The only option for a conservative Christians was to not vote or write in a candidate – many did just that – but too many actually voted for Moore.
Trump & the GOP are on the road to anniliation in the mid terms of 2018.