The World is out of $$, principly because Western politicans made far more promises than they could keep. The Policy Wonks have known this for some time. In a few years it will be painfully obvious to everyone, including Joe Sixpack and his kin.
perhaps, given the level of utter stupidity among most politicians, your last sentence should read
it is painfully obvious to Joe Sixpack and his kin now.
In a few years it will be painfully obvious to politicians.