JFK tries to calm a spitting-mad LBJ On the campaign trail in 1960, John F. Kennedy was booked to speak at the Amarillo airport. They had paused air traffic for the event, but that didn’t keep some Republican pilots from disrupting the speech by running their engines. This photo from the Amarillo Globe-News shows Kennedy ineffectually trying to placate his running mate Lyndon B. Johnson who was angrily expressing his disapproval of the pilots’ rudeness… click for more
This is gerrymandering. This is how the GOP can win districts but lose the total number of votes cast. In other words it is cheating. The Teapublicans are cheaters and law breakers, repeatedly, throughout modern history since Nixon.