During the Bubble when it seemed like everyone was going to get rich, people tend to let a lot of things slide.
During a serious economic downturn, like the one we’re at the beginning of, people tend to wake up in large numbers.
For example, it’s unlikely this video would have been popular five years ago.
Now, it’s a major Internet hit.
I think people are starting to:
a) get a clue
b) get seriously fed up
Better late than never…