that they forget that there are many real problems out there amongst real people, all of them critical to their owners. Yes, a new regime is nice after the beyond-disastrous old one, but very few problems have actually gone away, and no one person can turn an entire bureaucracy around, from top to bottom, in days, weeks, months, or even years. Nothing but the leadership has changed; the problems a certainly still there and many won’t make it to see them solved, even if they are—eventually—solved. The damage, in other words, has already been done and continues to be done.
Hope is a restorative for the hopeless, but it does absolutely nothing to feed the starving.