A group of panelists on the Friday episode of Fox News’ “Gutfeld!” debated the merits of breaking up the United States into smaller regions after a recent poll indicated many American would support such a measure.
The panel was discussing a YouGov/BrightLineWatch poll released last week that showed two in three Republicans and half of independents in the South want to secede from the Union. According to the same poll, 47% of Democrats in Pacific coastal states, including Hawaii and Alaska, would be open to breaking off.
“You know, I’m probably going to get myself in trouble for this, but would it be the worst thing?” asked Fox News contributor Lisa Boothe regarding secession. “I don’t know, I’m sick and tired of people who hate this country, I’m sick and tired of [those] who say the flag is some sort of sign of evilness or oppression, who despise the country we live in. I’m tired of the government now, you know,