Uneducated and uncaring? They were "caring" for their own self interests. He promised lots of perks. How do we change the uneducated part?
Until people want freedom and constitutional government more than political perks and government handouts, we will get the same type of politicians in office.
The sad thing is that the Framers designed an ingenious system to elect a president which would place only statesmen in the office, not politicians. It is totally unknown today. We soon turned our backs on it and went to the machinations of party politics.