Fifty-eight percent (58%) say they are at least somewhat generally optimistic about the future.
That's according to more than 1,000 respondents in the latest unscientific poll at SharylAttkisson.com.
Specifically, when asked if they are optimistic about the future, 35% said "very much so." Another 23% reported being "somewhat" optimistic.
Thirty-six percent (36%) are either "more negative than positive" or "pessimistic" about the future.
Six percent (6%) were neutral on the question.
Are you generally optimistic about the future?
35% Yes, very much so
6% Meh, neutral
20% More negative than positive
16% No, I'm pessimistic