No one had his finger on the pulse of America more so than Kurt Vonnegut. The guy used wit and humor to portray the best and worst that a human being could be. His words painted the human drama in a way that was uniquely Vonnegut and there will never be another one like him, just as with most of the great original thinkers.
And he knew what it was all about. Or what it should be all about, that is.