This is a very naïve stance.
The populace doesn't want TIPP or TPP... that hardly means these items won't pass.
The populace didn't want the big banks to be bailed out. But guess what happened?
In the run-up to the war against Iraq, millions protested but that didn't stop the War Machine.
So let's stop pretending that people KNOWING about an issue is the same thing as something therapeutic actually taking place to correct it.
In just about every major issue from portraying Snowden as a traitor to who should lead this nation, there are millions of people who SEE and KNOW the truth, and millions who do not.
Nonetheless, our government is no longer being governed by The People; nor do their views factor into policies. And this has been proven and published AS the "Page and Gilens Study."
There is always some chump who takes whatever happens and turns it around not into a fault of a particular corporation or specific empowered entity... but rather into a generic indictment of all citizens.
THAT is a false Talking Point and it's used to HIDE actual agents of would-be accountability.