Quoting justanothamotha:" I don't think they care more...I think denial is far less scary than looking at the numbers. Many people ... [snip!] ... it. When you are standing by watching, you have no reason to be in denial. It is common on every level of human problems."
If i am understanding you correctly, you think being scared and overwhelmed is casuing denial in our country.
If that is the case, i disagree.
IMO, the people that showed up to vote didnt have complete info, didnt care to put effort forth to get complete info AND voted for immediate security (i.e. more free stuff) as opposed to thinking about the bigger picture.
This issue of fiscal irresponsibility is being ignored as the message isnt getting out there and is rather boring to many (finance). Who wants to talk about budgets? Our president wont even talk about budgets.