Poll confirms the French are pessimistic about the future

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Survey by Ifop shows 68 percent of the population are pessimistic about their future, despite the arrival of the new socialist government.

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While it not may come as a surprise to many to hear the French are unhappy about something, an official poll released on Saturday by the French Institute of Public Opinion (Ifop) said 68 percent of the population are pessimistic when it comes to their future, despite the arrival of the new socialist government, reports RFI.