How can that be? The president tells us the economy is roaring. People are not feeling it in the pocketbook, plain and simple.
Fox News Reported
The 60-percent majority that says the country is still in a recession is actually down from 74 percent in 2014. The high-water mark came in 2010 when 86 percent of voters said the country was in recession. The new poll shows a record 36 percent say it feels like the recession is over. That’s significantly above the 10 percent who felt that way five years ago.
bama’s job approval is about where it’s been for the last two years: 44 percent approve of his performance, while 51 percent disapprove. Last month it was 42-53 percent. A year ago it was 44-49 percent.
The president gets some of his best marks on the economy, although he’s still in negative territory: 46 percent approve of the job he’s doing, while 49 percent disapprove.
BTW, The true definition of a recession is 2 back-to-back quarters of negative GDP.