The dynamic rules of the heavily communicated populations of the world are trending in rapid shifts. Nobody seems to know the rules and what the trend is until is becomes was. What happened may be uttered more frequently all the time and policy is unworkable when the goal is already history and the future is again unknown.
Things are moving so fast that a benefit may be the dysfunction of government in that it cannot govern because the rules change faster than the government can act. The vulnerability is that planning and thorough analysis may be impossible.