Partisanship now colors Americans’ reading of the economy, as it colors their views on many other things. It’s not any longer the economy, stupid. It’s the partisanship.
- It is common knowledge that … (a strong economy helps an incumbent在职者)
- Excluding the first six months of every president’s term (a honeymoon period when ratings tend to be high)
- Be stuck in the polls 陷入同样的泥潭
- A rapid switch in attitudes