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California’s Latest Delusion: Calexit


- August 24th, 2017
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Millions of Californians greeted the election of Donald Trump with cries of “Not my president!” For more than few of them, it was a short trip from “Not my president!” to “Not my country!”

And so Calexit was born … and quickly died in the spring. Because, apart from the legal and logistical challenges of exiting from the union, the quixotic secession effort’s main sponsor had strange and unexplained ties to Russia. Talk about a PR nightmare.

 Undeterred, Calexiters regrouped and strategized anew. Late last month, they returned with a new proposal they’re certain will catch on. Calexit II would repeal a provision of the state’s labyrinthine constitution that says California is “an inseparable part of the United States.” Who doesn’t love silver bullets?
Read the rest at The Sacramento Bee. 

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