Partisan Gerrymandering Got the Sotomayor Treatment

Slate has the article Partisan Gerrymandering Got the Sotomayor Treatment.

Justice Sonia Sotomayor posed a very simple inquiry that cut to the core of the case: “Could you tell me what the value is to democracy from political gerrymandering? How does that help our system of government?”
Sotomayor then drilled down and posed an even sharper follow-up question to Murphy: “It’s OK to stack the decks so that for 10 years—or an indefinite period of time—one party, even though it gets a minority of votes, can’t get … the majority of seats?”

Murphy couldn’t come up with a truthful answer to any of these questions. Perhaps the Supreme Court can come to the rescue of this country.

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