A CNN poll has revealed that 57 percent of respondents say things are going well in the United States today, stunningly more than double that figure from a similar survey in 2010.
Guy Benson at Townhall described the result as “very interesting.”
“As political analysts ponder the status of that proverbial blue wave, many have wondered whether the strong U.S. economy will act as a mitigating factor, blunting expected GOP losses and enabling the in-power party to maintain its majority in at least one house of Congress,” he wrote. “Quite a lot of data suggests that Republicans are cruising for a bruising in November, but as we’ve explored, there are meaningful countervailing clues, too.”
He pointed out the social media statement from David Gelles that, “The last two times the House changed party control, Americans’ take on the direction of the country was worse than the numbers in