Wait, U.S. Senators are affected by gerrymandering? That’s what MSNBC’s Touré said during a segment discussing the impact of Obamacare on red state Senate Democrats.
Here’s the video clip followed by a partial transcript:
Touré: Let’s just look at the members who are supporting this Landrieu bill. Mary Landrieu from a red state. Senator Kay Hagin from a red state. Joe Manchin from a red state. Senator Pryor from a red state. Mark Begich from a red state. Do you notice anything? We see red state Democrats who are dealing with the challenge of living and governing in a gerrymandered world where sometimes they have to deal with what the folks on the right want, with very low support on the Republican side for this, but what the folks on the right want.
Perhaps a civics lesson is in order.
What’s even worse?
We’re not terribly surprised.