We want to make sure you don’t miss former Congressman John Faso’s op-ed in the New York Post on Democrat’s latest attempt to rig our elections:
It’s now up to New York’s Top Court to Nix Dems’ Latest Big to Rig Elections
By John Faso
In their insatiable quest for more political power, Democrats are savoring Thursday’s appellate court decision ordering a do-over for congressional redistricting
If New York’s courts are to sustain a shred of institutional dignity, that decision must be overturned in the Court of Appeals when it hears the case this fall.
Democrats claim the CoA’s ruling last year — that Democrats’ gerrymander of state congressional districts was unconstitutional — only applied to 2022.
They argue that the Independent Redistricting Commission should be ordered back to work to recraft the state’s 26 congressional districts.
Unsurprisingly, Rep. Hakeem Jeffries pulls out the race card, contending that the districts crafted by an outside expert after the courts rejected the Legislature’s plan do not reflect “the racial, ethnic, cultural, regional and socio-economic diversity” of the state.
The appellate court majority opinion laughably argues that returning this process to the Democratic majority in the Legislature will ensure “transparency” and more public participation.
Nonsense. Turning this process over to lawmakers creates just another chance for Democrats to win seats via backrooms in DC and Albany.
It has nothing to do with transparency or the desires of the public.
As the dissenters to Thursday’s ruling point out, the case brought by Democrats has several fatal flaws.
Continue reading at NYPost.com