In November, Gallup's monthly measure of Americans' economic confidence stood at (-11).  It miraculously…
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Image of the Day: What Explains That Economic Confidence Jump Since November?

In November, Gallup's monthly measure of Americans' economic confidence stood at (-11).  It miraculously jumped to (+4) by December, and according to Gallup "remains considerably higher than it was before last year's presidential election."  How to explain that immediate jolt, not to mention the mainstream media's conspicuous silence in favor of how many scoops of ice cream President Trump allows at the White House?  We'll probably resolve that deep mystery.

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June 20, 2017 • 10:54 am

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Six
Five
Three
None
Week of January 25th 2017
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George W. Bush
Barack Obama
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Howard Taft
James A. Garfield
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Dwight D. Eisenhower
Lyndon B. Johnson
Richard M. Nixon
Harry S. Truman
Week of January 4th 2017
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All three were born in Northern States
All three served as Governor before running for President
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All announced they had lost their own bid for President before a Joint Session of Congress
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