What is left out of the description of his theory in regards to counter-cyclical fiscal policy, is that Keynes also believed that in times of relative prosperity sovereigns should create budget surpluses.
The issue and candidate-driven focus of independent voters allows them to be pragmatic and flexible. But lacking a firm political ideology, it can also cause them to appear fickle, gullible, and impatient.
In New York, the oldest and snobbiest financial ventures are called "white shoe" firms. Their arrogance, risky investments and confounding dealing in derivatives threw the rest of us into the Great Recession.