North Dakota tribes sue over 2 not equalling 3

MINOT, N.D. — There was always going to be a lawsuit filed over North Dakota’s redistricting map.

Certain left-wing factions and activist groups have invested too much rhetoric in the idea that any redistricting process overseen by elected officials is inherently racist and partisan, etc. They were never going to let North Dakota’s lawmakers redraw the state’s district lines without a legal challenge, even if they had to strain to find the pretext for one.

Unfortunately, our lawmakers spent their November special session ladling out a heaping helping of pretext, and now the inevitable lawsuit filed challenging the map lawmakers drew has more substance than it otherwise would have.

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Rob Port is the editor of SayAnythingBlog.com, a columnist for the Forum News Service, and host of the Plain Talk Podcast which you can subscribe to by clicking here.

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