The competent in our society have the means to force the incompetent to cry "uncle." But do we have the nerve?
Is it simply a lack of leadership? What is preventing that? Same thing?
A funny thing happened while I've been awaiting an answer from the working world. I discovered that on Thursday, Mark Steyn published a screed that pretty much touched upon the reason that prompted my interrogatory to you.
Mr Steyn Concluded:
Across the developed world, a beleaguered middle class is beginning to understand that it’s no longer that rich. At some point, it will look at the sheer waste of government spending, the other shoe will drop, and it will decide that it no longer wishes to be that stupid.