Gallup: 2 Out of 3 Americans Want U.S. Pull Out from Iraq
By E&P Staff
-- -- NEW YORK While newspaper editorials remain
virtually silent on the subject, the American public seems to have
made up its mind. A new Gallup/CNN/USA Today poll out tonight shows
that 2 out of 3 adult Americans now want U.S. troops to start to
come home from Iraq. And 55% call the decision to attack Iraq in
2003 a "mistake."
The same poll found President Bush's approval rating plunging to
38%. It was even lower in a CBS poll earlier this week: 34%.
In the poll, 38% said some troops should be withdrawn from Iraq now
with another 27% saying they all should come home.
Bush's handling of Iraq drew the support of just 35%, while 64% said
Of the 1,020 adults surveyed, 59% said President Bush can no longer
manage the government effectively. An overwhelmingly number say they
oppose the Dubai ports deal. Asked who they would likely vote for in
November, 53% picked Democrats, 39%Republicans.
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