Chris Hedges has written an article about the death of Liberalism in America, specifically as it relates to the Democratic party.
Hollow shell of a party
He writes with passion these days and seems to be striving to call people to action. I'm not sure what that action is, and perhaps neither does he.
I think that ripping on Liberals is doing Wall Street a favor, and blaming liberals for Wall Streets actions is like blaming a rape victim. Of course, it is hard not to be disgusted by the actions of Democratic party members as they turn so much hope into so much refuse.
Once decline gets to a certain point you're like an easy mark surrounded by hustlers when all you want is to work, eat, and love.