Obama win boosts optimism

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    In the first major poll since Barack Obama's landmark victory, the vast majority of Americans are buying into his message of hope -- far more than his share of the popular vote.

    The USA Today/Gallup survey, conducted on Wednesday, asked how people felt about Obama's election: 67 percent said proud, 67 percent said optimistic, and 59 percent said excited. Thirty percent said pessimistic and 27 percent said afraid.

    The election of the nation's first African-American president also has people more optimistic about race relations. According to the poll, two-thirds of Americans say that relations between blacks and whites "will eventually be worked out" in the United States, the highest percentage since Gallup first asked the question in the middle of the civil rights revolution in 1963.

    http://www.boston.com/news/politics/politicalintelligence/2008/11/obama_win_boost.html
     
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    Apparently, Wall St. hasn't heard about this...
     
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    Wall st. doesn't represent main st.
     
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    People in N.Y.C. are making EYE CONTACT?!?!?

    This Obama thing has gone too far.
     
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    Wall st effects Main streets's optimism.....:eusa_whistle:

    Wall ST. has lost 10% of its value in the two days following the election.
     
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    Sure it boosts optimism. That's why the Dow dropped 500 points, right? Dumbass.
     
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    Go play with your guns.
     
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    LMAO. Missed that DOW thing, didja?
     
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    No.

    The Dow went down because of earnings reports which look backward.

    Just like Republicans.
     

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