Comedian John Oliver is showing us how dangerous gerrymandering — carving out congressional districts for fun and political gain — is to American democracy in this video Gerrymandering: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (HBO). Is he saying gerrymandering is going to give your baby syphilis?
Well, no. Not actual syphilis.
And maybe he doesn’t mention syphilis at all.
But aren’t all Americans inflicted with political syphilis when politicians create voting districts designed for those same politicians to win office over and over and over again?
Check out the video.
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