State of America: Are You Better Off?
Politicians on both sides of the aisle are asking constituents whether they are better off now than they were four years ago. We want to know what the Tampa Bay area thinks.
It’s a simple question being asked all over America by Democrats and Republicans alike: Are you better off than you were four years ago?
Although seemingly simple, the answer to the question is likely to have a big impact when people go to the polls in November. After all, the answer to the question is deeply personal and is likely to prove rather motivating for voters.
To justify their stances on various issues, politicians on both sides of the aisle have stated their own answers to this question. Democrats say it’s getting better or is better. Republicans point to elevated unemployment numbers, high foreclosure rates and record numbers of people on food stamps and other forms of government assistance when answering this question with a no.
We want to know what you think Tampa Bay. Are you better off than you were four years ago? What has changed to make your answer true for you? Let us know in the comments section.