The politics of hopey-changey looks more and more every day like the politics of corruptocrats. Obama learned quite a few things in Chicago politics, including the value of gerrymandering. Otherwise, why would he have made the outrageous move of the US Census from the Dept. of Commerce to the grubby little mitts of Rahm Emmanuel?
So, for those of you who had no idea what it felt like to be excluded from the election process by virtue of being a Republican in a district fiddled until you were just barely overpowered and outnumbered by Democrat union bosses... welcome to my world. The rest of the country is about to learn what downstate Illinois has been living through for a multitude of decades.