What we have is a gigantic gap between what citizens are expected to know about politics and what is possible. It is by expecting the impossible that we have gotten into this morass of misinformation. Does this mean democracy is an impossible ideal?
Concerning Obama's Saddleback Church presentation, one "analyst" asks another if he thought Obama was perhaps a bit "nuanced" or "hard to understand." The colleague, affirmed that yes, Obama was "nuanced."