For everybody who slept through the 2010 mid-terms because we were all “post-racial” etc.: You are now reaping your own whirlwind. 2010 was redistricting. Gerrymandering reigned, and you didn’t see it coming because you were… “blissful” is the nicest word I can chime up with. Redistricting in 2010 led to 2012 congressional AND STATE elections, including for STATE supreme court justices and legislatures. Rulings on the legality/constitutionality of state gerrymanders and election law came from those justices. And now, here we are.