Gerry-Mandering and Iowa

Iowamap

A case-study in how to get it right. Why can't the GOP make this a critical issue for the country? Support voter intiatives in each state to reform the system? It seems to me that for the Republicans to cover from their new image as the party of sleaze, they need to do more than re-hire Trent Lott. They should become reformists - of the rotten system. If they backed a ban on pork and a battle against gerry-mandering, they could do well. McCain?