From the Falls Church News Press, Nicholas Benton owner/editor
by Nick Benton
All those trying to jump-start the economy by infusing a renewed sense of optimism in the population point to encouraging signs that some recent polls reflect.
Americans are starting to feel a little better about the future, they report.
But is it the kind of future that will, anytime soon, resemble anything like the supposed gravy days that preceded the onset of the current steep economic downturn? The indications are that most Americans don't think so.