Is it Morning in America Again?

Niraj Chokshi’s article at The New York Times begins this way: “In the years since President Obama first took office, more Americans are thriving, exercising and enjoying a high standard of living.”

This first line of Chokshi’s piece on the recent Gallup study showing that Americans are living better and improved lives under Obama reminds me a lot of this Ronald Reagan 1984 campaign ad:

Here is a taste of Chokshi’s piece:

In the years since President Obama first took office, more Americans are thriving, exercising and enjoying a high standard of living.

The rates of health insurance coverage are up, too, but the share of Americans who say they are in excellent health is declining.

That’s all according to a recent five-part analysis of hundreds of thousands of surveys collected since 2008 by Gallup, the polling organization, and Healthways, a health care company.

The analysis represents an attempt at understanding how American well-being has changed during the Obama presidency. Generally, people reported their lives had improved even though they gave poorer assessments of their health.

Read the entire piece here.

Is it morning in America again?

OK–I am now hiding under my desk to protect myself from the coming onslaught.  I am sure it will begin with something like “How dare you compare Obama to Reagan!” 🙂

3 thoughts on “Is it Morning in America Again?

  1. Obamacare Makes People Sick

    The share who describe their health as “excellent” fell from 22.6 percent in 2008 to 19 percent in 2016, according to the surveys conducted for the well-being index.

    More social than science. All depends on who gets to write the headline. ;-D

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