Rich people think the economy is doing just fine. Here's why that matters
(Source: Washington Post, October 30, 2013)
WASHINGTON, D.C. — The economy, most Americans agree, is pretty miserable. In a Washington Post-ABC News poll, for example, 75 percent of Americans rated the state of the economy as "negative" or "poor," versus 24 percent who rated the state of the economy positively. The unemployment rate, at 7.2 percent is still more than two percentage points above where it was when the great recession began almost six years ago.
But there is one group who thinks things are looking pretty peachy: the wealthy.
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