Many economic indicators are doing well. Yet Americans say they lack certainty about the future, perhaps starting with trust in government handling of the economy. The uncertainty gap needs to close.
Obama is finishing 2013 with his approval ratings at an all time low, despite encouraging news on unemployment and GDP. Obamacare is one reason, but so, it appears, is the economy.
The White House loosened the rules for Obamacare on Thursday, telling people whose health insurance plans got canceled that they won't have to comply with the law's individual mandate in 2014. How is that fair? critics ask. Many foresee more changes ahead.