“It is among the evils, and perhaps is not the smallest, of democratical governments, that the people must feel, before they will see. When this happens, they are roused to action—hence it is that this form of government is so slow.”
—George Washington to Henry Knox, 8 March 1787.
Eventually news like this this and this will make itself felt, despite the best efforts of the American prestige press to suppress it. A large ship turns slowly, especially when the crew is diligently guiding it in the wrong direction, but great winds and currents will overthrow all those who seek to oppose them.