If they do it, they all have bigger problems than Book Sales and re-election. That’s my prediction.
I suspect it has been heavily gamed. Probably minimal losses to infrastructure, and most of the uprisings will be very small.
Most people can be contained with leverage over their finances and family.
We have given our government unimaginable tools to control and influence society with the simple changing of bits in a solid state semiconductor. Not only that, unimaginable power in also acquiring that information.