What’s ahead is a lawyer’s dream.

Jigsaw, Jagged Edge and the Salamander are going to court. Those aren’t colorful characters from the police blotter.

They are the nicknames I’ve assigned to New Mexico’s three congressional districts, which were gerrymandered by Democrats for maximum political gain. The disorganized and inept Republican Party of New Mexico has sued, complaining the new boundaries make it impossible for its candidates to win.

Ringside Seat is an opinion column about people, politics and news. Contact Milan Simonich at msimonich@sfnewmexican.com or 505-986-3080.

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