People can over-react to Supreme Court rulings, but this ruling, and the reaction, is going to be big.
Many of the arguments about gerrymandering now fall back on complex mathematical overlays to geography and the Civil Rights Act, but the Supreme Court justices remain bewildered and unimpressed. There is, however, a much more elegant and simple solution to the problem that allows for a far fairer representative system: eliminate the district lines altogether.
Peer with Burt Likko into his Constitutional crystal ball, and you shall see a vision of a veritable hurricane of voter registration litigation, of a sort yet unseen in American legal history.
The second in a four part series that argues that the left is headed down the same path toward the wilderness that the right began two decades ago. Before we look at the left, however, we must first examine the actual path blazed by movement conservatives.