I can’t imagine anyone is serious about secession except for the truly mentally diluted. I assume for most this is a very public way of throwing a hissy fit that they lost the election. It’s the equivalent of liberals who were angry about Bush so they fled to Canada to start new lives serving donuts at TIm Hortons.
JABEZ: I'm not happy with the direction this country is headed, so I'm helping to collect signatures for our state to secede!
HOBO: People seriously want to secede?
JABEZ: Oh yeah, there's a big push for it online.
ASSISTANT: Mr. Spielberg, we've planted all the secession petitions before Lincoln's Friday premiere.
SPIELBERG: Best viral marketing scheme ever.