As people begin to awaken from their slumber—awakening from a dream that all is well, that the economy is recovering, that the government statistics are correct and employment is improving—these people are seeing a grim reality that is not pleasant to look at. No wonder they want to stay asleep.
But even as they sleep, people know in their soul that something is wrong. A feeling they cannot shake. I know it when I look at the charts after a three day weekend.