Asked if "life for our children's generation will be better than it has been for us," 76 percent replied in the negative.
The pollsters who did the survey, Democrat Fred Yang and Republican Bill McInturff, say the pessimism is universal. While variations are discernible — young people and Democrats are comparatively less glum — everyone seems discouraged in absolute terms.
This applies to wealthy and poor alike; men as well as women and across the ethnic divide.
"In other words, the gloom goes beyond wealth, gender, race, region, age, and ideology. This fractious nation is united by one thing: lost faith in the United States," writes Milbank.
If we continue on the same course as a country that Obama and the Marxist/Progressives are taking us, this factor will become worse and we will become a depressed nation. This happens in all Marxist nanny states. The Marxists try to tell people how wonderful it will be for all when the state is the caregiver. The opposite always happens. The recollections of people who lived under the Soviet Marxist system attest to this. The attitude of the people in East Germany and West Germany was dramatic and is totally revealing.
The Marxist system is built to stymie dreams and hopes. The Marxist system is built to eliminate ambition and desire. The Marxist system is built on the concepts of total conformity and egalitarianism in all aspects of live including dress and thinking. The Marxist system is exactly the opposite of what built the United States; capitalism, individualism, ambition, achievement in all areas of life, success, failure but knowing you could try again, hope and dreams
Marxism and despair is the direction Obama and the Marxist/Progressives are leading our country. Already we see the differences between the people of East Germany and West Germany emerging in America. An East Germany is what we will become unless all Freedom Loving Americans become interested, informed, and involved in all aspects of our government.