It has taken less than three weeks for a significant portion of the voters who supported President Barack Obama to emerge from their ‘Kool-Aid’ hangover, with the resulting sober view of the future being more bleak than it was before Election Day, according to a November 24, 2012 FOXNews article.
A brand new poll from Rasmussen Reports indicates that fully 50 percent of independent voters expect the economy to be weaker over the next year. Before President Obama won his second term, just 19 percent felt the same way.
As expected, the Republican crystal ball reveals a far more pessimistic outlook, with 74 percent fearing tougher economic times ahead, versus just 50 percent in October.
In contrast, the exclusive main stream media diet of Democrats has sustained their before and after vision of another Obama term, with greater than 60 percent of them expecting the economy to improve through 2013.
Once again, Democrats are in a class by themselves.
As further evidence of that, another Rasmussen survey released November 20, 2012, shows that 50 percent of the 2,000 adults surveyed also think the economy will be worse by the end of 2013–a 27 percent jump from October.
Only 34 percent feel that it will get better in 2013–which correlates perfectly with the Democrat and other half of the Independent voters above.
While 9 percent believe it will remain the same–effectively an additional one-year economic ‘prison sentence’ for America.
On a confirming note, it seems that the reelection of Barack Obama has taken a serious toll on ‘Consumer Confidence’ too. It had reached 98.0 on Election Day, its’ highest point since the president took office, then plunged 13.4 points to just 84.8 by November 18th, and only recovering five points over the Thanksgiving weekend, according to yet another recent Rasmussen poll released today.
American voters are closely divided as to whether the nation’s best days are behind us or still to come. Forty-five percent (45%) of Likely U.S. Voters feel that America’s best days are in the past, but nearly as many (43%) think they are in the future, according to a new Rasmussen national telephone survey released November 11, 2012.
Finally, and most disturbing, is the fact that American’s view of their children’s future is at an all time low, according to a November 24th, 2012 Rasmussen national telephone survey, which found that a stunning 65 percent of people don’t think their children’s lives will be better than their own, while another 19 percent are not sure.