As the GOP-controlled Legislature seeks to undo a new state legislative redistricting system, some are pointing to the plan's potential negative impact on majority-black House and Senate districts. While those arguments aren't prompting African American Democrats to vote to get rid of what's known as Clean Missouri, that doesn't mean black political leaders are universally embracing the new system.
Thursday, May 02, 2019
Community Hates Clean Missouri?!?!?
This one is important if only because it represents a typical progressive recipe for Democratic Party FAIL. Reformers forget that their efforts often work against the urban core and their own base of support. Here's a good look at the ongoing dilemma and the effort to salvage a voter initiative that's going nowhere: