Are We Sad? Time To Cheer Up As Nation’s Mood Lowest Since ’08

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Washington — With rising gas prices, unemployment rising for some communities, and the debate over the budget in Washington, many Americans have no real reason to be happy nowadays.

A recent poll has found that Americans are more pessimistic about the future since the first two months of Obama’s presidency when the Great Recession was still in its early stages.

75 percent of respondents disapproved of the way Congress is handling its job. 57 percent of Americans disapprove of Obama’s handling of the economy – while 13 percent think the economy is getting worse.

Read more at NYTimes

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