They’re both wrong. If we continue down this road, both rhetorically and politically, what we will create will make the Civil War of the 1860’s look like a rather unpleasant dust-up.
There is no “North/South” or “Free/Slave” geographic dichotomy. Densely populated liberal counties are sprinkled across the continent. Granted, they are more prevalent along the periphery of the country, but they aren’t remotely as contiguous as the Confederacy ever was.
I'm not saying that we shouldn't be prepared for the worst, but do you one day want to face your maker and not say that you did everything you could to stop what may be coming?