Democracy is a lofty ideal that seems far removed from kitchen table issues as judged by pundits and opinion pollsters. In fact, democracy is the driver of the robust economy not felt right now by most Americans because of loopholes that only Democrats want to fix.
The global inflation sparked by Covid and spurred by the senseless invasion of Ukraine by lawless Russia has hit hard the American middle class. Domestic turmoil has increased this distress, which in turn is dwarfed by political warfare. Strutting high and mighty above the lowly hoi-poloi are the global economic giants feasting off the spoils