I could see definitely see this happening and it may not be such a bad thing. Think of it like a 'irreconcilable differences'(hold on definition below), why not go our separate ways to some degree or maybe have groups of states form their own countries? We could still work together economically, politically, use the same currency, etc., form our own 'European Union" if you will.As I have been predicting all along, individual States are taking over the National parks and monuments within their borders. This is the first step towards eventual secession; controlling one's own resources and destiny. It is time to split into a smaller entity, just like the former Soviet Union did......
The existence of significant differences between a married couple that are so great and beyond resolution as to make the marriage unworkable, and for which the law permits a Divorce.
Homer 2016 - "I want a divorce from Texas"