Put on your way-back hat for 1967 This to provide some perspective that what I would like to discuss is not new - merely (now) endemic.... Now then - First what this thread is not about Gerrymandering - Wikipedia No, this is something very different, although most everyone here has likely thought of this and perhaps calls it something else. Why today? Well, Ben over at Suspicious 0bservers, had this at the 5:44 min mark, he brings this up owing to a set of papers recently published. Information gerrymandering in social networks skews collective decision-making Not a fan of Nature - but they do, from time to time publish thought provoking materials.... Now - read the paper or watch Ben's piece. This will lead to the question seen so often of late Is CWII nearing???