The Fifth Risk
There were hundreds of fantastically important success stories in the United States government. They just never got told.
And that was the problem: the distorting media coverage of any cheating creates political resistance to the entire enterprise.
There was a rift in American life that was now coursing through American government. It wasn’t between Democrats and Republicans. It was between the people who were in it for the mission, and the people who were in it for the money.
“The sense of identity as Citizen has been replaced by Consumer.