Gallup: Record number say not much economic opportunity

Fewer and fewer believe that there is “plenty of opportunity” to get ahead in today’s America – and that number is trending downward. As recently as fifteen years ago, optimists outnumbered pessimists by almost five to one. Today it is about even.

gsooy1_te0ut9gcw3b8zrw

Barely half of Americans believe that today’s youths will have a better life than their parents.

Related: America’s best days are in the past

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s