It has always been like that.
Simple things are easy to understand, while complex things are complex to understand. Not everyone will have the interest and patience to understand them.
Hitler was mad evil, but also banned smoking in public transport and put animal protection laws, which are bot considered a good thing.
We, the capable, led by the clueless, do the impossible for the good of the ungrateful. And we did so much , with so little, in so small time, that we are now qualified to make anything from nothing.
Konstantin Josef Jireček