New Year, New Worries: How Americans Feel About 2017

Seventy-two percent of people said they are feeling hopeful about 2017, and 50 percent said they’re anxious, according to a new Morning Consult poll. People are putting a lot of stock in leaving behind 2016, too – 51 percent of people said they’re excited about 2017, compared to 23 percent who said they’re sad and 19 percent who feel angry about the new year.