Craving real democracy, many people are unwilling to participate in an electoral game that does not provide any form of genuine popular control over decisions that affect people's well-being and freedom.
People in Washington don't have time for reality. They're lost in a world of their own. Consider the following claims, each of which has attained quasi-canonical status in Washington.
Ray McGovern and Jason Leopold: The intelligence agencies had the information, the question is why didn't they use it.
See this in-depth report by Leopold published last month, which formed the basis for this interview.