Seventy-Eight Percent of Americans Believe Economy Is ‘Getting Worse’

Posted November 19, 2007 at 12:37pm

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Gallup says this is the highest level of pessimism since it began asking the “getting better/getting worse” question in 1991. In 1992, President George Bush lost his bid for re-election when 71 percent of Americans told Gallup the economy was getting worse.