Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Unbridled power: Redistricting and inter-party politics

From:  Google’s Cool Congressional Redistricting Map -- Which Shows How Thoroughly Texas Liberals Get Screwed  |  e.politics

  • What happened to Austin, Texas shows how Texas Democrats [and their U.S. Representatives] get screwed out of any shred of power -- the state voted 43.72% for Obama in 2008, and even in 2010 was only 60% Republican, but its current Congressional delegation has a 23-9 Republican advantage.

  • The power to redistrict is political power at its most pure and its most raw. Never forget it.

Check out the maps.