It is the economy, stupid! The battle cry of past elections. Well, according to the American public our economy is improving rapidly which bodes well for those currently in political office. According to the most recent NBC-Wall Street Journal poll for the first time in 14 years more Americans say they are happy with the state of the economy than say they are dissatisfied – and by a wide 13 point margin That is a big deal. At the heart of the many promises Trump made on the campaign trail was the one to "Make America Great Again." While that's a decidedly amorphous pledge, most people translate that slogan to mean: Make my life better again. And, again, for the majority of people, they are visualizing better times ahead.
- CNN, May 3, 2017