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Elbridge Gerry and me

Since the Gerry gentleman’s dates (1744-1814)┬áprecede mine, he never knew me. But I know him, and for more than his most prominent connection, the portmanteau term “gerrymander.” Elbridge Gerry, as I’m learning from reading The People’s Constitution, by John F. … Continue reading

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The only “gobbledegook” I’ve spotted is John Roberts

Just in case anybody’s as passionately interested as I am in the Gill v Whitford gerrymandering case before the Supreme Court, I just spotted this fairly gratifying subtlety on SCOTUSBlog: For The Washington Post, Robert Barnes reports that Chief Justice … Continue reading

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