The Republicans Will Win Back the House in 2022 Before One Vote is Cast
We begin with the wake up call that the Republicans will win back the House in 2022 before one vote is cast because of the gerrymandering underway following the recent census. They will pick up 2 seats in Texas and North Carolina, and 2 more in Georgia and Florida, with another in Kansas, Kentucky, Tennessee and New Hampshire for a total of 12, when they only need 5 to win back the House. Joining us to discuss how our democracy is withering and dying and is about to disappear, slowly, legally and is plain sight is David Daley, a senior fellow for FairVote and the author of Ratf**cked: The True Story Behind the Plan to Steal America’s Democracy and Unrigged: How Americans Are Battling Back To Save Democracy. We discuss his article at The Guardian “Republicans can win the next elections through gerrymandering alone” and the extent to which Democrats are limited in gerrymandering states they control even if they wanted to take off the gloves because of fair play laws that have created independent redistricting commissions in California, Washington and New Jersey and are in the process of creating them in Colorado, Oregon and Virginia.
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