Yes, the economy remains sclerotic, work force participation is abysmal, and wages stagnate.
I am on record as noting that Obama has had moments of abysmal leadership.
Over the last year, nothing he could do had much of an impact on his abysmal approval rating.
For guys, Indiana Jones enjoyed a resurgence, thanks to the abysmal sequel that had just been released.
It was a mess, and when Ball exited as showrunner following the abysmal fifth season, it got even worse.
There was a vast silence about him, a silence as deep and unbroken as the abysmal pit in which he seemed to be floating.
It seemed the top of earthly fortune to be free, and abysmal misery to have missed it.
Not so with the man who has dwelt, untutored, for many years, amid these stupendous hills and abysmal gorges.
But then it might all be real instead, and that was abysmal horror.
What strange, abysmal vitality informs them is beyond all speculation.