Lobbyist Bruce Mehlman’s explanation of the changing narratives in society hits on a number of “core” issues that redefined the mass narrative as many conflicting priorities in the 21st Century.
Seven in 10 adults were married in 1967. Now it’s 50 percent. Three in 10 workers were members of labor unions then. Now it’s 11 percent. Two-thirds of Americans trusted government. It’s never been close to that since Vietnam and Watergate. The latest studies show only about 20 percent of the country trusts the feds to do the right thing.