- When they are appointed as “special master” by Federal Courts to re-draw the electoral map of a state on the other side of the country from where they work, it is hard not to raise an eyebrow.
That is exactly what happened in Virginia though, when a federal court ruled last year that Dr. Bernard Grofman could re-draw the Virginia legislative districts however he liked...
...Grofman is an expert of sorts.
An old New Left campaigner from the halcyon days of “The Sixties,” he is cut from the same cloth as civil rights attorney and would-be Atticus Finch, Doug Jones, who was the left wing darling of the last Alabama senate race.
...His moment came in 2018 when a federal court ruled eleven districts in Virginia’s lower house were products of racial gerrymandering..."