The Cannon-Weatherford Doctrine of Redistricting


Poor Christian Bale, err, I mean Will Weatherford.

Dude had the toughest job in the Florida Legislature, touring the countryside like Dave Matthews (with Don Gaetz as his Boyd Tinsley) holding public hearings in order for any ‘average Floridian’ to have their say in the redistricting process — a process far too complex for any ‘average Floridian’ to begin to understand.

Redistricting is the political equivalent of the



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