Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Liberal Secession...Good Riddance!

Do you remember the uproar on the left when Texas Governor Rick Perry mentioned that his state had the legal right to secede? He was branded a kook and a radical and someone that was pushing the discourse in this country into the gutter...

But, now...

"A long-simmering movement by liberal stalwarts in southern Arizona to break away from the rest of the largely conservative state is at a boiling point as secession backers press to bring their longshot ambition to the forefront of Arizona politics.

A group of lawyers from the Democratic stronghold of Tucson and surrounding Pima County have launched a petition drive seeking support for a November 2012 ballot question on whether the 48th state should be divided in two.

The ultimate goal of the newly formed political action committee Start our State is to split Pima County off into what would become the nation's 51st state, tentatively dubbed Baja Arizona." (source)

What? No articles decrying this over at HuffPo? No OpEds claiming 'these people' are what is wrong with the country?

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