Cribbing some words from Rich Miller of Capitol Fax, according to him, the Wall Street Journal harshly criticizes Illinois Governor JB Pritzker for going along with the exceedingly partisan reapportionment of state legislative districts.
The paper writes Pritzker
“promised to veto any redistricting map “drafted or created by legislators, political party leaders and/or their staffs or allies…
“he broke that promise, and it will now take its rightful place in the annals f political whoppers beside George H.W. Bush’s famous pledge (‘Read my ips’) not to raise taxes…
“Last week we gave Mr. Pritzker the benefit of the doubt that he might keep his word, but we have relearned the eternal lesson:
Never trust a politician.”
Meanwhile Republican go to Federal Court challenging the reapportionment map: