Steven Greenhut on Rampant Corruption in California Redistricting


The political left exploited the redistricting process in California to assure strong gains for the Democratic Party, reports Steven Greenhut. His evidence includes an exclusive interview with a redistricting commission member who alleged partisan behavior by his supposedly non-partisan commission colleagues. Who would have ever imagined that a commission formed with the best of intentions—i.e., taking backroom political deal-making out of the process by which political lines were drawn—would be cynically manipulated to create a partisan advantage?