MORE REDISTRICTING NONSENSE….Via Atrios, I see that yet another state wants to do a mid-decade redrawing of congressional districts. I hardly need to mention that it’s Republicans who want to do it, do I?
Republicans this year have figured out a whole bunch of new things. You can redistrict in the middle of a decade. You can recall a governor for a mere couple million dollars paid to signature gatherers. You can stack the federal judiciary by throwing out the traditional blue slip rules.
What to do? Since Republicans apparently have no intention of stopping this game of political destruction, do Democrats have any choice except to follow suit? Surely there’s a state somewhere that can be redistricted in the Democrats’ favor? Maybe it’s time to show that two can play at this game.