Dana Rohrabacher: "SoCal" Can Secede From USA to Become Part of Mexico
|Rohrabacher: I am not a nut!|
As it turned out, Rohrabacher couldn't have been more wrong.
There's bipartisan support for the notion that Schwarzenegger's time as governor was an embarrassing catalog of incompetence and buffoonery.
Now, Rohrabacher is playing constitutional scholar and opining the absurd again.
Just before 11 p.m. on May 24, the Costa Mesa congressman and tequila lover sent out a Tweeter message stating that, "If citizens of SoCal vote independence or to become party [sic] of Mexico, then that is what should happen to So Cal."
Please tell me if I am wrong, but didn't the Civil War thoroughly settle the issue of secession 147 years ago?
Besides, advocates of secession declared that states had the right to leave the union at will.
But Dana, "SoCal," is not a state.
It's a series of counties like Orange, Los Angeles, Riverside and San Diego.
Somebody needs to splash cold water in the congressman's plump face this morning and clue him in about his lunacy--or take away his Twitter privileges after six cocktails.
Rohrabacher first ran for Congress in 1988 on the promise that he would serve no more than three terms.
This year--24 years later, he is seeking his 14th term in Washington, D.C.
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