Americans hope that 2022 will be better

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  • Source: ipsos
  • 12/31/2021
Although most Americans don’t think 2021 was great, more hold out hope that 2022 will be better. The past year was one of many ups and downs, as hope that COVID was in abeyance dissipated with the emergence of the Delta and omicron variants.
COVID remains one of the most prominent distinguishing features of everyday life, with most people focused on coping with the pandemic, a sentiment that spiked with every new variant.
Some of the more dramatic divides in perspective exist among the vaccinated and unvaccinated. Many of the unvaccinated believe that it is already here or just around the corner, while the vaccinated are once again settling into a longer wait.