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Optimism in the Air

goldilocks Wrote: Mar 17, 2013 2:07 PM
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You might not know it from the acrimonious political debate on cable and broadcast TV, or on talk radio, or on websites and blogs. But here's a counterintuitive observation: Amidst all the negativism out there, I believe  optimism is in the air.

That's right.  Optimism.

Sometimes you have to search for it, or read it in the fine print. But I believe the political economy is getting better, not worse.

Let me make a few points to defend what most folks believe is an indefensible position.

The stock market is hitting record highs daily, returning a...