From the AP:
WASHINGTON - Americans overwhelmingly oppose sending more U.S. forces to Iraq, according to a new AP-Ipsos poll that serves as a strong repudiation of President Bush's plan to send another 21,500 troops.Why have half of the people that supported the war 12 months ago turned against it? Because they don't think that a stable, democratic Iraq is possible, no matter how many troops Bush throws in.
The opposition to boosting troop levels in Iraq reflects growing skepticism that the United States made the right decision in going to war in the first place and that a stable, democratic government can be established there. Just 35 percent think it was right for the United States to go to war, a new low in AP polling and a reversal from two years ago, when two-thirds of Americans thought it was the correct move.
Will having seven out of ten Americans on their side be enough for Democrats and a collection of honest Republicans to stand up and resist?
Your guess is as good as mine.
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