"The people backing an initiative campaign to split California in two have just signed on some powerful political help to possibly get it done.
After President Donald Trump ascended to office, progressives wanted the entire state to exit from the United States.
And over the years, there have been plenty of other ideas for splitting up California. The “north vs. south” version was popular for a while. But now, some GOP leaders in California see a more natural political divide between east and west.
And now people who want to split from Hollywood, Los Angeles and San Francisco believe they have the political horsepower to pull off such a move.
The Sunday Times reports that the men known as the “bad boys of Brexit,” Nigel Farage and Arron Banks, have agreed to manage the initiative campaign for the latest version of Calexit:
Banks said: “It would be portrayed as the Hollywood elites versus the people, breaking up the bad government. Seventy-eight percent of people in California are unhappy with their government. It’s the world’s sixth-largest economy and it’s very badly run.”
The goal would be to get the initiative qualified for the ballot in November 2018..."