2008 record      

 

The Direction Of The Country Index that we derive from our monthly polling improved 5% in February, its fourth straight gain after hitting a record low during the financial crisis in October. But at 35.7, it's still a long way from the 50 level that indicates optimism. Of the 21 demographic groups we track, only one - 18- to 24-year-olds - is optimistic about the country's direction, though most are trending higher like the Democrats and independents shown. The 27.6 for Republicans is a new low.

poll021309A
Submit to DeliciousSubmit to DiggSubmit to FacebookSubmit to Google PlusSubmit to StumbleuponSubmit to TechnoratiSubmit to TwitterSubmit to LinkedIn