Tuesday, August 09, 2005

Support for War Continues to Decrease

If only we had these recent poll results before November. A USA TODAY/CNN/Gallup Poll shows 57% say the war has made the USA more vulnerable to terrorism. A new low, 34%, say it has made the country safer. The pollsters believe that this is largely a result of months of bad news. I wonder if increased publicity for stories which cast doubt on the reasons for going to war, including the Downing Street Memos and the Plame scandle, have also affected these polls. This poll also has George Bush’s job approval at only 45%


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