To the surprise of nobody, Rasmussen Reports revealed results of a recent phone and online survey that shows 59 percent of adults considered 2020 a “poor year.”
That is the worst rating a year has received in more than a decade.
The previous “high” was 38 percent — which happened in 2008 after the recession began.
Optimists exist in everything, however, as five percent viewed 2020 as one of the best years ever and 14 percent said it was good or excellent.
If you’re curious, Rasmussen said that 72 percent predicted 2020 would be at minimum a good year in late December of 2019. That number represented the highest level of optimism ever.
While only seven percent peg 2021 as one of the best years ever, 37 percent believe it will be good or excellent.