Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Koch Overthrow of America - "He who controls redistricting can control Congress,", Karl Rove

By Mike Dean | Tuesday, March 15, 2011
... "He who controls redistricting can control Congress," was the subtitle to an opinion piece that Karl Rove wrote for the Wall Street Journal last year. In the piece he described how Republican-led efforts to draw congressional districts gave Republicans a huge political advantage in Texas and Pennsylvania over the last decade.

Rove advocated that this strategy must be emulated during the next redistricting process and called on conservative donors to make significant investments in state legislative races during the last election to ensure Republican leadership for the upcoming redistricting effort. He was brazen enough to say that writing campaign checks in 2010 would be a cost-effective investment because Republicans would have to spend less money on non-competitive congressional races in the future. ...