Why did it take electing 45 to make those in urban and coastal cities to give a damn might be a better question? We would like jobs, safety, and some help, and instead folks got taxes and health care.
They elected a a “hold my beer” president and yet still … folks do not get it.
Maybe with a Depression 2.0 they will finally get it, but probably not.
The blight people will start to experience economically has been in the red and rural areas since the 1980’s so everyone has been screwed over economically for several generations.
If elected a DNC person will help right size the ship bring it, but this is the DNC’s last chance and if it devolves folks will be warranted in executing on the feelings of civil war.