Interesting to note this was on the CBS Web site “opinion” pages. And, of course, it’s important to remember that our “opinions” don’t count for much …
Calls To Get Out Of Iraq Escalate: 77% In CBS News Poll Say War’s Going Badly, 40% Urge Withdrawal Of All U.S. Troops
NEW YORK, June 29, 2007, (CBS/AP)
“Americans don’t only disapprove of the president; they overwhelmingly see the country as on the wrong track.” Kathy Frankovic, CBS News director of surveys
(CBS) A CBS News poll shows Americans are increasingly dissatisfied with the Iraq war, President Bush and the Congress, as well as the overall direction of the country.
More Americans than ever before, 77 percent, say the war is going badly, up from 66 percent just two months ago. Nearly half, 47 percent, say it’s going very badly.
While the springtime surge in U.S. troops to Iraq is now complete, more Americans than ever are calling for U.S. forces to withdraw. Sixty-six percent say the number of U.S. troops in Iraq should be decreased, including 40 percent who want all U.S. troops removed. That’s a 7-point increase since April.
Read it here.