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Why MTG Is Right About National Divorce

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02/23/2023Tho BishopRyan McMaken

On this episode of Radio Rothbard, Ryan McMaken and Tho Bishop discuss this week's Twitter and media campaign by Congresswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene promoting the idea of national divorce. Ryan and Tho read through some of the tweets that the Representative from Georgia made about the practical advantages of a soft secession, as well as comments made by "Very Serious People" deeply offended at the suggestion.

Is Marjorie Taylor Greene guilty of unforgivable high treason? Tune in to find out.

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Tho is an Communications Director for the Mises Institute, and can assist with questions from the press. Prior to working for the Mises Institute, he served as Deputy Communications Director for the House Financial Services Committee. His articles have been featured in The Federalist, the Daily Caller, and Business Insider.

Contact Ryan McMaken

Ryan McMaken (@ryanmcmaken) is executive editor at the Mises Institute. Send him your article submissions for the Mises Wire and Power and Market, but read article guidelines first. Ryan has a bachelor's degree in economics and a master's degree in public policy and international relations from the University of Colorado. He was a housing economist for the State of Colorado. He is the author of Breaking Away: The Case of Secession, Radical Decentralization, and Smaller Polities and Commie Cowboys: The Bourgeoisie and the Nation-State in the Western Genre.