Wednesday, March 19, 2008

What We Think: Not Good

More than three in four Americans think the United States is in a recession according to a USA Today/Gallup Poll released on Tuesday.

Not since September 1992, two months before President George H.W. Bush lost his re-election bid, have so many Americans said the economy was in such bad shape, USA Today reported.

Seventy-six percent of to those polled said the economy is in recession, compared to 22 percent who said it is not, USA Today said.

Asked if the United States could slip into a depression lasting several years, 59 percent said it was likely and 79 percent said they were worried about it, the newspaper reported.

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