Monday, April 17, 2017

GOP Senator Accidentally Admits To Gerrymandering While Venting About Jon Ossoff

GOP Senator Accidentally Admits To Gerrymandering While Venting About Jon Ossoff

‘I’ll be very blunt: These lines were not drawn to get Hank Johnson’s protégé to be my representative. And you didn’t hear that. They were not drawn for that purpose, OK? They were not drawn for that purpose’

The Atlanta Journal Constitution reports that Millar made these comments at a GOP breakfast. These comments aren’t surprising because of their content. Unfortunately, gerrymandering has become an expected practice. However, it is rare for party members to actually admit that they drew districts with the intent to harm their political opponents.

Ossoff has tapped into a groundswell of support from across the country, but it remains to be seen if it will be enough to overcome the GOP’s grip on Georgia’s sixth district.

  

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