Whatever Happened To Economic Anxiety?

Despite some job jitters, a new optimism reigns in this election year

Was it all just a bad dream? A media concoction? Nine months ago, Americans feared for their jobs, for their financial well-being, for the nation's economy. That's what they told the pollsters, anyway. And Republican Presidential candidate Pat Buchanan made a brief star turn in New Hampshire and other primaries by riding the wave of America's economic anxiety.

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