An insidious effort by Kansas Republicans to entrench their political power at the expense of Democrats and minority voters?
Or the best effort of a Republican-controlled Legislature to adjust for shifting demographics outside its control?
Those were the thrust of the final arguments Monday as the state and lawyers for plaintiff voters argued the merits of a new set of congressional maps.
The trial over the maps ended Monday after four days of testimony in which no Republican members of the Legislature testified about the map.
It now goes to Wyandotte District Judge Bill Klapper, who will rule within . . .