Most unfortunately, and obviously: that framework has been created. And it's made of us. Countries and countries and countries of us. Just waiting for the next super-celebrity to come rolling out of the factory.
We are losing this one.
Update: This graph says so much about what I just wrote:
This is the most remarkable chart that I've seen in some time. An extraordinarily important trend: pic.twitter.com/p5CpqdAc6k via @ryanlcooper
— Justin Wolfers (@JustinWolfers) September 24, 2014