Those shiny objects just keep the Right Wingers and the Left Wingers completely transfixed.
All the reactionaries have to do is mention abortion, gun, or gays, and the Right Wing and Left Wing take their attention completely off the "money and power" issues.
Imagine, a "secret" court interpreting law and issuing warrants; a president who claims the right to assassinate your child, and a tax policy that has resulted in more income equality in Belarus than in the United States; and the battle is over whether you can have a 30 round magazine or a 10 round magazine in your AR-15A2.
Hopefully, we cone to our senses before our children or grandchildren hate is for surrendering their freedoms and their quality of life while we bicker over silly "shiny objects."
You two are a pair, WEALTH ENVY. To y'all, it's all about money, money, money. Which equals greed, greed, greed.
For a person who has lived of tax dollars all of your life, I would expect nothing less.