Gallup: National Satisfaction Rises to 18 Percent

by Brian Bolduc

Although slightly higher than it was at the end of 2011, the percentage of Americans who are satisfied with the way things are going in the U.S. remains at a historically low 18 percent, Gallup reports. The historical average is 39 percent, and Gallup notes it “has never found satisfaction lower in January of a presidential election year than it is now.” Read more here.