Will Texas re-redistrict?
Dave McNeeley's column in the Austin American Statesman is titled "Redistricting so the GOP 'can't lose'." He begins, "Democrats call Republican Tom DeLay's congressional redistricting plan an affirmative action quota plan -- for Republicans."
But Lt. Gov. Dewhurst has expressed some doubts about the DeLay plan.
"I am a very strong proponent of maintaining communities of interest, and I think, based on some of the third party explanations of the (last map offered), we've got too many cuts into the Hill Country and the (Dallas-Fort Worth) Metroplex," Dewhurst told the Austin American-Statesman editorial board Wednesday.