But we can run and hide where they will leave us a lot more alone than what we have now. If our sorts, whether native, local, or newcomer, occupied most of the elected and appointed seats in local, town, city, county and regional governments then we sure could make it harder for the authoritarians to interfere with us. We just want to mind our own business and be left to live in peace.
Liberals and conservatives will never let that happen. They will use whatever force is necessary to make sure that they can continue to rule every aspect of your life.