“Federal Court strikes against Wisconsin gerrymandering”

We of the Alt-Majority need a bit of good news, don’t we? Here it is.

I have mentioned this hugely important lawsuit–“mentioned” is probably not the word. Let’s try “cheered and yelled and jumped up and down.” Yeah, that’s better.

Now one more excellent court decision–and fast!–toward ending gerrymandering in Wisconsin and, eventually, setting a precedent for all the United States.

This piece, by John Nichols, was in The Nation originally and was re-published by BillMoyers.com:

Democracy has taken very hard hits in the first days of the Trump interregnum, as Donald Trump and the mandarins of his “alternative-fact” administration have spun fantasies about “voter fraud” that clearly does not exist; obsessed about the dubious legitimacy of a president who lost the popular vote and drew a disappointing crowd for his inauguration; and attacked the free and skeptical press that provides an essential underpinning for the open discourse that sustains popular sovereignty. Continue reading

Source: Democracy Wins One as a Federal Court Strikes a Big Blow Against Gerrymandering – BillMoyers.com

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