No. You put your back against mine, and we add a worthy companion or relative or two to our efforts, and take one step forward, and we've reestablished a Zone of Control and a FEBA.
Add in a few more like-minded and qualified individuals, [AKA *citizens*] and it's an Operational Area. Accordingly, it's not at all tooi late.
Let me amend my statement: It is already too late to assume that the system will fix itself. The check and balances are broken or ignored.
Unless "We the People" act to correct things, there will be no correction.