Listening to yesterday's Fresh Air all about a big plan by the GOP in 2010 to systematically redistrict states by making sure republicans win state elections so they can pass the...
redistricting. In every case, if you look at the pure number of votes, the democrats wind up winning congressional elections by hundreds of thousands of votes, but the republicans are in power because of gerrymandering. It's INSANE so dirty and disgusting and is not what democracy means.
I know that it has always happened, but this was a systematic thing that happened in 2010 that really happened because of increased computer/data visualization power that made it...(more)6-16-2016 11:17am+1 like
so easy to see what was needed where.... It's nuts. I have to read this book.
The republicans understood a while ago that their support in terms of numbers was declining with no hopes of increasing because their supporters - white people - are not going to...(more)6-16-2016 11:18am
be the majority for much longer. So they figured out a way to remain in control of the House with a dwindling minority.