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Old 01-27-2013, 07:53 AM   #61
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Malik Jackson

Originally Posted by peacepipe View Post
The minority,as in population,shouldn't decide who gets elected. Going by district would do just that,if a state has 20 districts with 1 million in 8 districts & 1,000 living in the 12 remaining districts. You'd have a minority deciding the election. It's not right no matter how you slice it.
Yep. It's just a trick to put the rural vote (which tends to go red) above the metropolitan vote (which tends to go the other way). The GOP got stuck in their "Southern Strategy" and now they want to figure out some scam to bail them out so they can stick with their backward dogma and yet still win elections.
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