What Democrats Overlook about Gerrymandering

Although they often disagree, leaders like Pelosi and Ryan probably agree on maintaining two-party rule.

North Carolina has been a focal point of the nationwide debate about gerrymandering. Since the rebound of the Republican Party in 2010, due to increased turnout provided by the Tea Party, the state has been subject to brutal redistricting efforts by the GOP. These enabled them to maximize their gains in state and federal races, to the point that, even with a Democratic governorship, Republicans can override any…