Technology isn’t keeping its nouveau riche weirdness to itself. Without distractions, the public and the voters will notice what politicians have already picked up on: Tech’s money dance exists, but for how much longer?
Lieutenant, is there a six-foot bat in Gotham City? These days we could use both the reporter who posed the famous question in the 1989 film and the Batman. 2016 saw thousands stirred to civic duty; the resulting two years have stirred still more people to dig deep for truth as emotions become opinions and opinions become ideological foundations and ideologies become campaigns. The truth might seed a return to civility; civility does not benefit today’s campaigns and faces a deadly resistance.