If you're an older baby-boomer, more than likely you remember Paul Harvey who brought the news on radio everyday. Growing up in Bay City, I grew up listening to his reporting. As the years passed, he added his observations.
Check this newscast from 1965 where he talks about if he was the devil and how that would affect the choices he would make for turning this country upside down.
What about it? Is the problem the politicians or is it the devil? How do you deal with getting rid of the devil? That's not a mystery, is it?