Intelligence Squared Debates (IQ2US)
Gerrymandering Is Destroying the Political Center
It is alleged that the practice of gerrymandering — dividing election districts into units to favor a particular group — subverts democracy by making congressional districts “safe” for one party or the other. As a result, only those voting in primaries are in effect choosing our representatives. Has this effect killed the political center, or are there other more important factors at work?