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Lovin’ this gerrymander

I said something the other day (yesterday I was watching football) about the gerrymander. About hating it in Tennessee and loving it in New York State. Here’s what I mean, in this Times piece today, “N.Y. Democrats Could Gain 3 … Continue reading

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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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