Click here for my latest for CT News Junkie and the Journal Register newspapers. Petitions have been filed from all 50 states asking the federal government to allow the states to go it alone.
What’s the significance of that number, you might ask? If I were a sarcastic man, I’d say it was the number of Republicans left in the state of Connecticut. But I would be wrong.
In point of fact, 3,711 is the number of wingnuts who, as of this writing, have signed a petition filed on a White House website asking the federal government to “peacefully grant the state of Connecticut to withdraw from the United States of America and create its own new government.”