Carnival Triumph as metaphor for US ship of state

"Everything's just fine here!"
“Everything’s just fine here!”

The Burning Platform has a must-read comparing the disaster of the Carnival Triumph to the US with glossy PR statements and perky proclamations masking and covering up the rot.

The similarities between the horrific voyage of the Carnival Triumph and the tragic voyage of the dysfunctional ship of state we call America are many. We have a ruling class consisting of the President, Congress, Judiciary, Central bankers, Media titans, and goliath corporation CEOs who care not for the citizens of this country