It's easier for the tech companies to stay here and call Waste Management to remove the "old country". Then the sucking sound is the Kremlin on the Potomac draining the life from everywhere else.
It wouldn't be the first time. We watched as the Kremlin on the Volga sucked the life out of the other Union of Soviet Republics.
Why would it be any different in this union of soviets?
After there is nothing left to tax or steal, the police-state must find another way to make a living.