The British threw out Churchill as well and see where they are today. I guess you get what you deserve.
Generally, being right does not win popularity contests.
One thing Lily leaves out is the fact that no matter how necessary one believes BIG GOVERNMENT social meddling programs are, there is no money to pay for them, (regardless of the fact that most are blatantly unconstitutional). We are 14 Trillion dollars in debt, but the progressive liberals still insist on expanding a bloated government and enslaving progeny with the bill.
Did you know that one half of the people in this country pay no income tax? Perhaps if they had some skin in the game they would think about things a little differently, n'est pas?