Because of this:
Meanwhile, this is what has happened to the vast majority of the American people:
Our wonderful country, which not too long ago had the richest, most thriving middle class in the world, now is ranked 27th, and is still on the way down. And yet, I'd bet that not one American in a hundred, and not one American in a thousand in the red States, believes anything but that we are the richest country on earth.
The United States is today little more than a corpse. And most Americans seem perfectly happy with their condition- a guarantee that things will only get worse in the future.