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A shocking number of Americans agree with Georgia firebrand Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene that the US needs a ‘national divorce’ where red and blue states split into two separate nations.
Twenty percent of US adults — which amounts to some 66 million people — want to call it quits on the 247-year-old union, a poll of some 1,018 US adults carried out by Ipsos last week found.
Republicans are more keen on splitting up the superpower than Democrats — a quarter of GOP voters want to break away and form a right-leaning nation, compared to only 16 percent of Democrats.
The fifth of Americans who want to split is far less than is needed to make it politically viable, but nonetheless shows how ever-more conservatives and liberals are fed up with sharing a country with each other.
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