- Issac Bailey: Americans are living through one of the safest, most prosperous times in our country's history
- Yet anger and fear are still the watchwords being used by much of the media, he says
Issac Bailey has been a journalist in South Carolina for two decades and was most recently the primary columnist for The Sun News in Myrtle Beach. He was a 2014 Harvard University Nieman fellow. Follow him on Twitter: @ijbailey. The views expressed are his own.
(CNN)The economic picture unveiled by the US Census Bureau on Tuesday, coupled with a gaggle of data points we already had, should put to rest the idea that the anger on display in much of America is about economic angst and a feeling that the US has stepped away from the social mores that made the country great.