Is the United States really making a new beginning? Mr. Hoadley answers yes, the odds are sixty/forty. Reasons why: the mood in the country is one of recognizing basic problems; more people are looking at the country in relation to other countries; a new president, a new administration. Support for the thesis. Getting over a lack of confidence. A shift in political and economic power west and south: a self-correction. The challenge of striking a consenses. Different ideologies and focus groups. The fiscal conservatives. The factor of the aging population. The new entrepreneurs. The problem of inflation and the perception that it cannot be controlled. A confusing period of enormous change. People's attitude is moderately negative. Problems the President will face. A domestic mandate, not a foreign mandate. A forecast of a basic belief that "the correction time is here."
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