“So that is the takeaway from the California election is that the continued sorting effect is going to continue.
“And that we are going to be a country where the red states become redder and the blue states become bluer and the purple states will either shift over into red or blue and then follow that path inevitably.
“I think this is why you’re hearing so much talk these days about a quote-unquote civil war or talk about secession or talk about the country breaking apart. It’s a serious question.
“If the basic notion of American government is that the federal government is going to make all the rules and it’s just going to be a struggle for the power of the one ring, then this country is not going to last this way. It is just not.
“And maybe then the best hope for a lot of conservatives, and maybe for a lot of liberals depending on who’s in control of that federal government, is a friendly separation.
“That is what that forsages. Not that California is the wave of the future but that California and its polarization is the wave of the future.” – Ben Shapiro.