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Old Today, 12:54 PM
 
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https://www.foxnews.com/politics/oba...gerrymandering


Obama gets political again, launches initiative to fight gerrymandering

...Republicans, though, have accused Democrats of making it sound like they want fairness — when in reality they are hoping to place their party in a better position.

“If anyone tells you that @EricHolder is ‘fighting against gerrymandering’ and for ‘fair maps,’ just look at the form his organization filed with the IRS,” former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker tweeted last week. “The truth: their mission is to ‘FAVORABLY POSITION DEMOCRATS FOR THE REDISTRICTING PROCESS.’”...
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Old Today, 12:59 PM
 
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All Obama and the Democrats want is gerrymanders that serve their interests better. Period. The end.

Political gerrymandering is a thing and the Supreme Court just got through ruling that it is not their place to interfere with this. It is for the most part up to the state legislatures.
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Old Today, 01:01 PM
 
Location: Brew City
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I understand why conservatives would be scared of this. Gerrymandering helps them so much at the state level. Here in WI it's the only reason they control the state house. Against voter's wishes.
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Old Today, 01:04 PM
 
Location: NJ
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Gerrymandering is what both parties practice.


to pretend one side is holier than the other is the stuff of propaganda.


Obama hopes he still has enough gas in his official propaganda machine to pull off another scam.


How else does a politician make a career out of elected office.
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Old Today, 01:04 PM
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Location: Columbia, SC
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Far be in for a politician to get political.
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Old Today, 01:06 PM
 
Location: East Lansing, MI
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I read the article.


I'm supposed to be surprised the Repubs are worried that Dems are going to try to take advantage of gerrymandering based on......? Because Scott Walker said so?
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Old Today, 01:17 PM
 
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I read the article.


I'm supposed to be surprised the Repubs are worried that Dems are going to try to take advantage of gerrymandering based on......? Because Scott Walker said so?
Did you see the form he was talking about?
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Old Today, 01:22 PM
 
Location: East Lansing, MI
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Did you see the form he was talking about?


Nope. I don't see a link to it in the article, either. Did I miss it?
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Old Today, 01:29 PM
 
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https://forms.irs.gov/app/pod/basicS...execution=e1s3

Describe the purpose of the organization

To build a comprehensive plan to favorably position Democrats for the redistricting process through 2022
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Old Today, 01:34 PM
 
Location: OH->FL->NJ
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Gerrymandering for partisan advantage removes the value of 1 man 1 vote. It should be per se illegal at all levels.

So MD gets redone as does TX. IL as does NC. etc.
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