I didn't get it until I got to the end, "Blood turns to wine when I leak for police", then I went back and saw that it seems to all be about the recent police violence scandals and "Black Lives Matter" . . .
"buttery gold, jittery zeitgeist . . . Eye for an eye" = the police's badges, as symbols of righteous authority and protection, seem to melt away quickly these days. Instead, we seem to see panicky, primitive, reactions to an over-generalized perception of threat from the community.
"The mouths water . . . Blood turns to wine . . . that's not a riot, it's a feast . .
How about we let individuals and businesses decide where they're going to put their R&D money, not some ivory-tower bureaucrats who are firmly removed from reality?
Well, "individuals and business" seem to think that Baconnaise and Chocolate Chip Pancakes & Sausage on a Stick are the best way to spend R&D money, so . . . no.
When we write programs that "learn", it turns out we do and they don't.