The excellent FP blog sums up some of the stories that made the headlines in 2007. However, some stories the public found more interesting, but did not interest the media. They use a Pew poll for the findings.
Gas prices were very important to readers in 2007. I think this is an indication of where things are heading for the 2008 election. Iraq may not feature as prominently as some thought. It’s the economy, stupid, may yet again become the mantra.
Come November, the US may have slipped into recession and oil prices look set to remain high, if not go higher. These issues will be top of the agenda for most Americans – and I predict – lead to a Democrat in the White House.