Is secession really that bad? In James Rosen’s “New cry from some Obama foes: It’s time to secede,” Sanford Levinson states that secession is not a laughing matter. As a high school student who’s studied the Civil War a bit I would tend to agree. We should take their suggestions with more seriousness. What would happen if the states that turned red on election night successfully seceded? How would the national debt be settled? What would happen to the government? Could this secession happen peacefully?
I’ve heard the argument that secession would be bad for everyone, North, South, Republicans and …