From $10 Trillion in 2008 to $20 Trillion in the first quarter of 2017, America's government spent wildly beyond its means. It's average citizen was left behind and deeper in debt than ever before. Deeper in debt than anyone knows how to get out of. Some segments of society benefited from this gigantic orgy, but now is left with the trash and the realization that, short of an unlikely miracle, the view from the peak is downhill no matter where we look. Worse still people are blaming each other instead of working their butts off together, making matters even worse. What's next? Default?
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The relevant sarcasm is noted. You could have some real fun turning it into satire, if you can finish the article before it becomes the new reality.