They can't win by sheer will, though, we have to let them win. So far, even with all of the distractions mentioned, we are actually winning. We know a lot more about government secrets and private-sector corruption than they ever wanted. Technology and social communication makes secret-keeping way too hard for their liking. It is pretty Marxist I admit, but we outnumber them and in aggregate,we outsmart them too. But, with all of the talk about "class warfare," it has been the upper-crust that has declared war, not the little guys. It's just the "little guys" need to stop thinking that they are underdogs.
They are throwing the kitchen sink at us right now and we are still standing tall. Give it about ten years, and they will be running dry of ideas.
It's abstract, I know, but get back to me in ten.