Movie Review: Gerrymandering
In American politics, it may well be that the thinnest of lines truly divide us the most. Beyond race, wealth, or denomination (although certainly encompassing all of these), political voting districts hold an absolutely distinct and direct power in being able to outline and define our governmental landscape. Districts, and the highly debated practice of redistricting, have for years been largely responsible for the election of officials that, frankly, may have otherwise had no business being in office. Gerrymandering, the new documentary that focuses on the unfair and advantageous side of redistricting (a process called, you guessed it, gerrymandering), attempts to take this complex problem and not only make it understandable, but also palatable.