"Despite a ceaseless propaganda campaign declaring all is well with the U.S. economy, the Status Quo is fragile--and voters know it. Not only do they know the economy--and their financial security--is one crisis away from meltdown, they're also fed up with all the official gerrymandering of data to make the economy appear healthy." - Charles Hugh Smith, writing at "Of Two Minds"
I'd like to think this the case, and surely some have awakened.
But the vast majority of low-infos remain stuck in their sheeple status, by my estimation. And it will take a hard crash before they begin to grasp hard realities.
Meanwhile, the foundations and supporting structures under their their feet continue to rot, rust and crumble.