Poll Finds Republicans Have Much Worse Outlook For 2013

With the new year approaching, Republicans are not feeling as enthusiastic about 2013 as their Democratic counterparts, a new Washington Post-ABC poll finds. Perhaps due to the sweeping Democratic and progressive victories across the country in November, only 25 percent of Republicans feel personally hopeful for what the new year will bring; just 18 percent think the world will be better off in 2013. Democrats are much more hopeful, with 75 percent predicting a good year for themselves: