"Efforts to secede are an effort to overthrow the constitution of the United States. And can frankly be called a traitorous activity."- Mordecai Lee, Prof. of Governmental Affairs, UW Milwaukee.
That's how the audio below, from WPR's Joy Cardin Show, starts off. Mordecai Lee is about as middle of the road as they get, so that's saying something. I've included a few good listener calls too in this edited piece, one challenging Lee on being called a traitor.
Ed Schultz also talked about Wisconsin Republican efforts to leave the secession door open, with The Progressive's Ruth Conniff:
Here are just a few images I found that I thought wiped away any doubt that only a few right wing outliers are to blame: