Partisan Gerrymandering — The Corruption of Representative Government Is Legal? Yes.

Ray Katz
4 min readMay 24, 2024

And that’s not even under dispute.

Photo by Bill Mason on Unsplash | Idiots and moral midgets inside

Holy crap! So the Supreme Court approved a partisan map designed by the GOP to effectively disadvantage black voters in South Carolina. That’s okay, we are supposed to believe, because the Court says this wasn’t done because of race but because those black voters were Democrats.

Intentionally subverting democracy is fine and even protected by the Supreme Court. Yes!

As Franklin said, we were given a Republic — if we can keep it. The evidence says we cannot and will not keep it. Today, we may be months away from electing a guy who talks approvingly about being a dictator and previously agitated for insurrection in a failed attempt to retain power after losing an election.

Am I the only person who thinks that gerrymandering — that is, politicians writing laws designed to subvert representative government, is absolutely completely morally wrong and a subversion of the idea of representative government? And it’s wrong whether the…

--

--

Ray Katz

Internet pioneer. But I’m most interested in stabilizing the Earth’s climate and promoting our common humanity. WeAreSaners.org