Published: Sunday, Oct. 9 2011 12:00 a.m. MDT
How can you call it mostly fair when repubs are admitting that they really
gerrymandered the districts?
This column would be so much better without Webb. His negative, deeply partisan
perspective and childish digs at the opposition are not interesting or helpful.
Webb's denunciation of "do-gooder" groups worries me -- should I stop
trying to do good?
It is gerrymandering plain and simple. I dont care that salt lake county gets
split up but it shouldn't be placed with saint george, vernal and other areas
who have different issues.
Have you seen the maps? there should be districts based on counties and north
A gerrymander can only be seen through the political eye of the beholder.
Keep your head in the sand Webb, or wherever else it might be. This is
geryymandering at its very worst. This state needs an enima to flush the GOP out
of it. Your next congressman Karl Wimmer is exactly what you need Utah. Another
Glen Beck, Rush Limbaugh wannabe. His head is probably in the same place.
"An overlooked element of the redistricting controversy is that new maps
for the Utah Senate and House districts passed with near unanimous votes, from
both parties."Has anybody bothered to find out whether that
quote is accurate? If it is the Democrats don't have a leg to stand on.
Yes, gerrymandering may be in the "eye of the beholder" or both
parties do it. I just want to know if this group of Republicans have the moral
courage to end it. Or will it be business as usual?
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