people here so far be dumb – and ignorant of the news. the strip accurately depicts our present day upside down reagan structured economy. merit often gets one nothing. being a sleazoid dipsh1t banker or trader without ethics or a clue about humanity, on the other hand, gets one amazing tax preferences and get-out-of-jail-free status for life. as a country we are investing in nothing of value – hence the unutilized education of (and predicament of) wait staff and babysitters.