- if you believe Gallup. Its poll puts Obama’s handling of the economy at 35%;
- if you put credence to approval of Obama’s health care law. The average of major polls stands at 39%, with 51% disapproving;
- If you look at the implosive and explosive events in the Middle East;
- if you judge by this week’s business news. United Parcel Service, Delta Airlines, the University of Virginia, and the American Automobile Association (AAA) have announced they intend to drop coverage for spouses when that coverage is available from other sources.
All of these things, say business, make it hard to grow business to hire full-time workers, and to plan for the future. In essence, it comes down to hazy uncertainties surrounding Obamacare, survival, delays, and future.