And it starts when the people quit studying history.
Humans beings have known for 3,000 years that socialism is the surest path to destruction. But every new generation thinks they just invented it. Meanwhile, the first truly new idea in 3,000 years -- personal sovereignty -- resulted in America, the automobile, air travel, men on the moon, the personal computer, and people NOT starving in China.
So what do we do with that liberty? Re-elect yet another socialist.
That's what happens when the average American Dumbocrat product of government schools couldn't identify Greece with a Garmin if you promised him a spot on American Idol.