, it’s called karma. I call it justice. Aaron Pena just took a look at the district boundaries that the 3-judge federal panel redrew for him, converting it from a Republican-safe to a Democratic-safe district, and decided that there was no way he was going to win in the next election. India
There was no way he could win as a Republican, and there was no way he was going to win by re-ratting, or returning to the Democratic fold.
Pena couldn’t be elected dog catcher and he knows it.
Pena, in deserting the Democratic Party at its darkest hour, enabled the Republicans to have a super majority, and enabled the passage of the worst laws in a long, long time.
And it is obvious to all what enabled the enabling. Pena was wooed into becoming a turncoat by being promised that his Democratic district would be “adjusted” into a district only a Republican could love.
That’s just another indication of how bad the new district maps were going to be for Democrats. Turning a Democratic-safe House district in the
into a Republican-safe district is no mean feat. They worked with a definite purpose. Rio Grande Valley
And now Pena’s district has been returned to the Democratic majority.
And now there is dancing in the streets of
. Edinburgh, Texas
Because now Aaron Pena is history.