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  •  given the severity of the gerrymanders (0+ / 0-)

    I don't think that's the case outside of maybe 1 district each in Virginia and North Carolina.

    ...better the occasional faults of a government that lives in a spirit of charity, than the consistent omissions of a government frozen in the ice of its own indifference. -FDR, 1936

    by James Allen on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 03:05:41 PM PST

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    •  I'm surprised that gerrymandering to this (0+ / 0-)

      degree is even constitutional. I don't know if there's any case law on this but it seems like a 14th & 15th amendment issue.

      "Liberty without virtue would be no blessing to us" - Benjamin Rush, 1777

      by kovie on Sun Nov 18, 2012 at 03:39:22 PM PST

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