1. The 27th District of Texas…

    It’s shaped like a Glock pistol. There are a lot of funny shapes in Texas because of the rather imaginative map drawings. One of them is called the ‘Texas Jumbo Shrimp.' There’s another one that looks like a bottle opener. These maps can be very, very fanciful - they’re these kinds of impressionistic representations of the yearnings and deviousness of politics today.

    — Robert Draper on the funny shapes that come out of redistricting

  2. redistricting

    Robert Draper

    Glock pistol