They of course forget entirely that .gov policy comprehensively punishes saving and capital formation, while encouraging profligacy. Then they of course demand gibs as the solution. Look, this is entirely driven by Women, who spend 80% of the money in the economy despite earning ~40% of it. The globalization of the sexual marketplace has driven their expectations to the moon, and men won't tell their wives the magic word 'no', as this is commonly grounds for divorce to not keep up with her delusional wants. The savings rate will not recover so long as inflation & buying female votes is the 2 step .gov solution to perpetual reelection.