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Republican politician from California wants to create a conservative utopia in Texas

Politics didn't work out for him, so a Republican former congressional candidate from California is starting something new — a company that helps move conservatives to Collin County, Texas, where they can be surrounded by like-minded people.

After losing for a second time to Rep. Pete Aguilar (D) in California's 31st congressional district last November, Paul Chabot told The Press-Enterprise that he and his wife "took a long hard look at our state of California and agreed it was time to move to 'America,' to find a region of our nation that embraces the values and morals we cherish." Chabot, not at all bitter over his double loss, also said he believes California is "overrun by illegals, drug addicts, and violent criminals under the umbrella of a radical liberal ideology that has destroyed the state."

Chabot and his family fled to Texas earlier this year, and last week, Chabot launched Conservative Move, which uses conservative real estate agents to help conservative families sell their homes in not-so-conservative neighborhoods so they can live inside a conservative bubble in Collin County, on the northern outskirts of Dallas. This new business venture doesn't impress San Bernardino County Democratic Party Chairman Chris Robles, who told The Press-Enterprise that Chabot "is still trying to justify his loss in 2016 by blaming the voters for his being out of touch with their values. So much that he ran away to Texas, and now he's monetizing that failure." Conservative Move says on its website it wants to expand across North Texas and eventually into other counties across the country, meaning BreitbartAlexJonesMAGALiberalTears, Utah, might one day be a real place.