Barkley: ‘This Is a Great Night for Alabama’ — ‘We Really Needed This’

NBA Hall of Famer Charles Barkley called on Alabama voters Monday to vote Doug Jones to “stop looking like idiots to the nation.”

Tuesday, “The Round Mound of Rebound” reacted to Jones taking down Roy Moore in the Alabama U.S. Senate special election, saying it is a “great night for Alabama.”

“This is a great night for Alabama,” Barkley said on CNN. “You know, we’ve been stuck in a time warp for a long time. This is just a great night for Alabama and for Doug Jones. I just want to thank everybody who worked on Doug’s campaign. Everybody who came out to vote today, but it’s just really a referendum on Alabama. We really needed this.”

He added, “I’m just so proud of my state. They rose up today.”

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