Why Californicating the United States isn’t going well

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New York lost more residents from July 2022 to July 2023 than California, almost 102,000 compared to 75,423, according to the Census Bureau.

But it’s the Golden State that has written the how-not-to guide. It’s the trend setter of blue state public policy, “known today for incubating ever more elaborate forms of wokeness and identity politics,” says Walter Russell Mead, as well as coercive government actions pursuing the electeds’ vision of Camelot.

When a little more than a year ago the Rose Institute of State and Local Government at Claremont McKenna College surveyed Californians who had expressed an interest in moving, “many respondents from across the political spectrum described concerns about the cost of living and other aspects of the economy.”

Click to read the full article in Fox News.

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