But do our political leaders have any sense of what people are feeling deep down? They don't act as if they do. I think their detachment from how normal people think is more dangerous and disturbing than it has been in the past.
It doesn't take much to see what columnist Peggy Noonan is talking about in the above column about how America is boiling over because of a separation between the political class and the people they serve.
It's happening right now. People are losing hope and they see this country as being lost in the muck and mire of polarization.
Is the American dream a thing of the past? Are you hopeful that your kids will have a better life than you?