This Day in History Entry #268

March 26th, 2014 by Wordsman

Pick just one? I don’t know how you’d try
Eagle? Elephant? Donkey? Oh my!
But I think, in all candor
It’s the gerrymander
And the votes back me up! Ain’t that sly?

Event: A cartoon depicting a “Gerry-mander” (a strange animal in the peculiar shape of a new Massachusetts congressional district) appears in the Boston Gazette
Year: 1812
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