You’re still not understanding the argument. I’m going to try once more:

  • The POINT is that it’s impossible to PROVE (prove, as in “conclude beyond all reasonable doubt) just from examining a voting map, that any voting map was PURPOSEFULLY drawn up to disadvantage black voters.
  • The REASON it’s impossible to PROVE that is because 95% of Af-Am voter vote Democrat.
  • ERGO, you cannot PROVE that a given map was drawn up to disadvantage black voters; it could just as well have been drawn up to disadvantage DEMOCRAT voters.
  • Now, you may hold the OPINION that it was done to disadvantage black voters, and that is also the OPINION that the Courts rendered. Fair enough. But that cannot be PROVEN.
  • ERGO, a fair minded person who is conscious of not throwing around unsubstantiated allegations would NEVER say things like “they drew up a racist map” or “the NC GOP are racists”, even if (like you) agree with the OPINION of the Court.
  • Instead, they might say “the NC voting map prevented black voters from having per capita representation” (true statement of fact).
  • And legally, you could also say that the “map was not in compliance with the law and thus disadvantaged black voters” since the law states that racial minorities must have equitable representation. That would also be a statement of fact.

Note the cycle of logic above. The important point here is that you cannot draw conclusions about the INTENT of the NC GOP from the map they drew; and you certainly cannot impute their motives to the broader GOP, and claim to be intellectually honest.

Hope that helps, but I’m starting to think that logic and reason are simply not things you good at.

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Data Driven Econophile. Muslim, USA born. Been “woke” 2x: 1st, when I realized the world isn’t fair; 2nd, when I realized the “woke” people are full of shit.

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