The political class will fight to their authoritarian death to prevent a massive uprising from the decaying city street or the rural backwaters. Yet without a national revolt against the establishment dictators and their corrupt institutions of command and control, is there any chance to correct the course of the country.
As any regular reader will attest, the prospects for the public to rally to this cause are minimal. Apathy is the national pastime. Simply blaming the “couch potato” culture for lack of will avoids the valid criticism that true national leadership to frame the essential debate, has been absent for decades. Notwithstanding, the Paulian message from this presidential election season is too frightening for the average consumer to get off their behind and get angry…..