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The election of Donald Trump shook California more than one of their regular earthquakes, with 60% of the state having voted for Hillary Clinton.

Shervin Pishevar, an early investor in Uber, has been funding a movement for California to secede from the union that has ben gaining momentum since Tuesday.

“Everyone is in shock that we have a reality TV star that has said incredibly racist and sexist things as our next president,” Pishevar told Fusion, “People say he was legitimately elected, but Hitler was also legitimately elected. This is a very dark and scary time in our country. I don’t buy into this idea that just because he was elected we have to fall in line.”

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Pishevar points out that the state has what it takes to succeed on their own.

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The movement is catching fire like California (again, sorry), with the campaign Yes California calling for an official #Calexit (a portmanteau of "California" and "Brexit." Just kidding, "exit").

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The movement has already gone from Twitter to IRL.

It will be fascinating to see how this plays out in Trump's America. An independent California would give Trump another group of immigrants to hate.