Way to go, Mr. President! Since you have taken office, the majority of Americans in a recent poll have admitted that their life is now worse off than before you arrived on the scene. Where's the hope you promised?
35% of those polled said that their lives have improved in the same time period. They must either be lying or live in the DC area where the economy is booming, thanks to your big government.
Read from Weasel Zippers:
Poll: Majority of Americans Say They’re Worse Off Under Obama, Two-Thirds Believe Country Headed in Wrong Direction…
"Yes, we do miss him…
(WaPo)- More than 50 percent of Americans say they are worse off now than they were two years ago when President Barack Obama took office, and two-thirds believe the country is headed in the wrong direction, a Bloomberg National Poll shows.
The survey, conducted Dec. 4-7, finds that 51 percent of respondents think their situation has deteriorated, compared with 35 percent who say they’re doing better. The balance isn’t sure. Americans have grown more downbeat about the country’s future in just the last couple of months, the poll shows. The pessimism cuts across political parties and age groups, and is common to both sexes.
The negative sentiment may cast a pall over the holiday shopping season, according to the poll. A plurality of those surveyed — 46 percent — expects to spend less this year than last; only 12 percent anticipate spending more. Holiday sales rose by just under a half percent last year after falling by almost 4 percent in 2008.'"