The guy being interviewed is being a little bit too naive. It's going to take 25- or 30-percent unemployment and 75-percent poverty to get Americans' lazy asses off the couch and into the street.
Or that gas prices or food prices double.
Anything short of that, forget it:
The scary part is it could be the far right that could entrench itself further since there is no real "left" left and hasn't been since the early 1970s.