I stumbled across this article today that I just had to share with you guys. I found it to be an interesting example of how the media constructs conversations. For example, the article is framed, so that it seems concerned with 25% of Americans who are unhappy with the current going-ons in the government; however, you'll notice it was Reuters that conducted the survey in order to write the story. What I am getting at is those who were queried for the survey may have never considered secession before they were asked about it? In that sense, is the article really about them?
A bigger question that the article doesn't dare tackle is: Is secession in the United States even possible now?