Noam Chomsky quote: As long as the general population is passive, apathetic, diverted to consumerism or hatred of the vulnerable, then the powerful can do as they please, and those who survive will be left to contemplate the outcome.
"The general population doesn't know what's happening, and it doesn't even know that it doesn't know." - Noam Chomsky Verified quote source: book- 'How the World Works' Author: Noam Chomsky, Publisher: Soft Skull Press ,
"The smart way to keep people passive and obedient is to strictly limit the spectrum of acceptable opinion but allow very very lively debate within that spectrum.” - Noam Chomsky, linguist and philosopher.
You can't get more concise than this when explaining the reason behind, and necessity of, government regulations. trump is rapidly stripping away years of carefully thought-out regulations with his instantaneous executive orders.