Summary: increased polarization between diametrically opposed points will marginalize all in the middle. Even if we are 90-95% of the population.
I believe gerrymandering of the mindscape inevitably follows gerrymandering of the landscape:
There are two national “D.C.”s: Dividers and Conquerors, and Divided and Conquered.
That statement was not intended as exaggeration or hyperbole. It’s just a statement of fact.