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America's legislative branch is slow and dysfunctional enough without screwing the House up to match the Senate. Proportional representation sounds nice until you remember that one of the two major parties is insane and will vote against everything in an effort to hurt the other party.
Gerrymandering is a problem, of course, but it's not that big a problem. People said it would be nearly impossible for us to get back the House with a solid majority after the 2004 election. We got it back in two years.
Similarly, we could gerrymander a few Republicans out if we do well in 2010, but they'll recover quickly if the Dems don't do well in power.
Be nice to America. Or we'll bring democracy to your country.
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