Not From The District

This line on Hoffman, which I've noted, may be misleading, while technically true. A reader writes:

You've made several snide references to Hoffman living outside of NY-23, even going so far as to say he's not "from there." Actually, he's lived in that area all of his life. He lived in NY-23 until 2001 until political gerrymandering resulted in a redistricting -- suddenly his house in Lake Placid was a few miles outside of the new boundary lines. In other words, he didn't leave the district, the district left him. He has said that if he wins he will relocate the ten or so miles to move into the new district boundaries.