“If life for most Americans is not better in 2016, the tiger will devour the democrats in 2016, if not sooner in 2014.”
I fear you are wrong, chum. The tiger will devour us all.
Human nature says that the mob will first attack those who tried to tell it “No”. Then it will turn on its masters.
Most human interactions are similar to what an average three year old does. Don’t expect logic to trump emotion.
Try to change one person at a time. But be aware that making them recognize what is going on may provoke an angry reaction.
Most don’t want to know.