It’s not hard to ignore; Obama is already doing exactly that, and I expect he will keep doing it. At best, you’ll get a dismissive response from the White House telling you what most of the rest of us already know: secession doesn’t work that way.
There are only really two things that the petition accomplishes:
#1 - It paints a target on the back of those who sign.
#2 - It makes Republicans look like crazy, unhinged sore losers.
If you don’t already have a target on your back, you aren’t paying attention.
As for what we look like, our election was just stolen, our Country is being converted into a Socialist Union, and our economy is teetering on the brink...
And you are worried about the names our political enemies might call us?