National Affairs: Warped Mirror

An error between 2.75% and 5.3% has existed in the House of Representatives since the census of 1920. At its best, the House is never a perfect mirror of the U. S. voters, but even this ascertainable error in the House would, in an average mirror, be enough to make wise men look stupid, proud men look fools, honest men look knaves. Most knavish of all look the members of the House who have prevented a reapportionment of popular representation in the U. S. since 1920.*

Should a reapportionment of seats be made on...