The Average American worker is hanging on by their fingernails. And they know it. Desperate people do desperate things. Like vote for shallow demagogues because Fuck It, nothing else worked, right?

How 2008 Crash Caused Trumpism: The Thing We Don’t Talk About

We stopped believing in the American Dream. Now we live in a total nightmare

Of all the deconstructions of “How the FUCK did we get here?” - this series picking at the scab of the 2008 financial meltdown aka the Great Recession aka Great Depression II - this one hits on several truths (even if it is led off by Frank Rich, whose …