We are more and more, individually and collectively, self-indulgent, coupled with an inability or unwillingness to address our problems.
I want, you want, we want and we are not sufficiently concerned with the effect getting our wants has on society.
Reduce taxes, create better health care, leave social security and defense spending alone. Talk about the contradiction and be shouted down.
We've become an instant society. Give me my happy meal. Now! Elect a President. No instant, magical results? Reverse the representation in Congress. When that, predictably doesn't work, go to Plan C. Repeat as necessary.