We must remember that Marie let slip, "Let them eat cake" and their response was "off with their heads"
How wonderfully ironic that in this age of middle class suppression, undermining union and labor rights, imposing draconian laws governing the rights and health of women and general cutting our the tightly strained safety net the wanna be power brokers have forgotten one simple historical fact.
When the populace becomes oppressed enough, when they become hungry enough or even insulted enough that there will be out breaks of civil disobedience.
I suggest that the first job of government is to keep the majority of people mollified. Make food, really healthy food, easy to get. Make housing affordable. Allow families to comfortably meet the needs of their children. Above all we want a sense of dignity, national dignity.
Just a reminder, the revolution will not be televised, the revolution will be tweeted, blogged and you-tubed in real time, right now.