If that number continues to fall, America as we know it simply won’t survive. As a democracy, as a nation, as even the barely functioning society it is now. It will instead lapse into full-blown collapse. Think a third-world nation without functioning utilities, food systems, water systems, authoritarian leaders, uneducated people, and not enough jobs to ever really go around.
In North Korea, Kim Jong Un has said people are no longer allowed to have pet dogs. Dogs are being gathered up by order of his government. For food. Because 60% of people are going hungry and cannot afford even food.
Of course, his own table is no emptier. Neither is Trump's. Melania just redid the rose garden, destroying trees that have stood there for years to make it look the ways she wanted it. I can only imagine the cost. Meanwhile, millions of Americans can't pay their bills.
There are no eyeglasses for willful blindness.