Late Night Open Thread: A ‘National Divorce’, the Latest Right-Wing Phantasy

Even apart from the whole ‘tried that back in 1859, didn’t work then, hasn’t gotten any less complicated to implement since’ reality. But the dream of walking away from one’s tedious grown-up responsibilities (and maybe buying a Porsche, or at least a really tricked-out SUV) is such fun!

Because I generally take my right-wing social media second-hand, I don’t know how much traction the Claremont Institute thinks it’s getting here. But I have seen multiple sane-person comments pointing out that the Boer War, marvelous as it might be for table-top miniaturists, was not exactly a walkaway triumph for the Boers…


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