NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE O f our 50 states, a lot of them have problems. (There are no utopias here, or elsewhere. “Utopia” means “no place.”) We conservatives like to focus on California and New York — not Mississippi and Alabama. Or Kentucky and Tennessee. Or South Dakota and Idaho. Why is that? Is it because these other states are problem-free? Models of governmental and societal health?
Ah, no. Anyway, we can get into this question another time. Let’s concentrate on California.