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Secession and Other Fantasies

kmac190 Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 12:45 PM
A con con us as assuredly as dangerous as voting for the socialist. The socialist elite are in both parties. It us afn infestation. Every state wool end up selecting socialist representation and we will be way worse off than we were. I recommend identifying the enemy, and rooting him out. How many state party personnel, our local need rooted out. Work our way up, hold new people accountable, and change l local and state rules to make it happen. Clean out the part, our secession.

A version of this column appeared originally in THE DAILY BEAST.

Some fringe conservatives seem perversely determined to turn a stinging electoral defeat into an epic, sweeping disaster. That’s the deeper meaning of current talk about impeachment, secession, third parties, civil disobedience, and onrushing apocalypse.

The Conservative Majority Fund has announced a new robocall campaign to build support for impeaching President Obama over mishandling of the affair in Benghazi, Libya, and alleged malfeasance on a host of other issues. Meanwhile, petitions demanding the secession of Texas, Alabama, and at least a half dozen other states have already gathered tens...