Depressed Journalists Are Depressing Nation by Scott Rasmussen.
I am far more pessimistic about our political system than most Americans. At the same time, I am very optimistic about the future of our nation. That may seem like an odd combination to some, but I am optimistic because I recognize that Washington, D.C., does not lead the nation.
National leadership flows from everyday Americans who work hard to support their families and build their communities. New technology is empowering them in amazing ways. Smartphone owners today have more information, entertainment and communications capability in the palm of their hands than the richest 1 percent enjoyed just a generation or two ago.
So, why is everyone so pessimistic?