How about a moment of silence for the passing of the American Dream? No, I'm not talking about the old dream of opportunity. I'm talking about a far more recent dream. I'm talking about George W. Bush's American Dream.
The democracy of care, shared responsibility, and trust is the democracy of the American Dream. The "democracy" of no care, no shared responsibility, and no trust has produced the American Nightmare that so many of our citizens are living through.