Ok, the Sean Spicer/Hitler gaffe WAS bad, and during Passover no less. But what needs to be fixed in this country is Gerrymandering!
“What?” you say? What is that?
Here’s the definition: ger·ry·man·der ˈjerēˌmandər
gerund or present participle: gerrymandering
manipulate the boundaries of (an electoral constituency) so as to favor one party or class.
achieve (a result) by manipulating the boundaries of an electoral constituency.
“a total freedom to gerrymander the results they want”
First of all, this is NOT a Republican or a Democratic issue! Right now Republicans are “in power” so they have the advantage. This is about OUR votes truly counting! Fairly and justly!
Second… I am not gonna go into a long and lengthy tirade about it, but it is what’s keeping people in power WAY longer than they should be in the House and Senate… And for all the folks out there who wonder why Hillary won the popular vote but lost the election, this is how…
So here’s two ways you can educate yourself on this issue…
The NSFW way…
This is extremely well done and informative, but it’s on HBO and is a comedy show, so they “push the envelope” on some of the jokes…
And here is the SFW version from the Washington Post…
So what can YOU do about it? Get active! Click on the link for fairvote.org.
This is one of the most important political issues that needs to be addressed in our country. The fact that a comedian is the one who is jumping up and down about it, should tell us how we, the public, need to be more aware of what’s going on in our State legislatures!
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