Which is worse? Not wanting to win a war or not knowing if you want to win a war. Democrats wonder why people think they are weak on defense? Another thing, what is up with 33% of the people in general? You either do not want to win or don’t know yourself?
Maybe someone from this polled group can explain how losing in Iraq is in America’s national interest seeing that about 46% of people polled think a loss in Iraq would encourage terrorists to attack the US.
We have heard over and over from Democrats, that they support the troops, but not the war. In a recent Fox News Opinion poll, 34% of Democrats polled stated they did not want President George W. Bush’s new Iraq plan to succeed and 15% stated they did not know. Are you kidding? 49% of Democrats want the United States to fail in Iraq or are unsure? They want the mission in Iraq to not succeed.
Do you personally want the Iraq plan President Bush announced last week to
Yes No (Don’t know)
16-17 Jan 07 63% 22 15
Democrats 51% 34 15
Republicans 79% 11 10
Independents 63% 19 17
From Hugh Hewitt at Town Hall
Friends, I’ll allow you a minute to wrap your minds around this, for we are truly through the looking class. Even though we have some 150,000 troops in harm’s way and we universally profess to “support the troops,” over 1/3 of our society either wants them to fail or doesn’t know if they want them to succeed. Even more chilling are the results regarding our currently dominant political party. 49% of Democrats either want us to lose in Iraq or “don’t know” if they want us to succeed.
Red State makes the statement that no one is allowed to say, “Don’t dare question their patriotism.”
to attack the
Leave US Alone Encourage to Attack No Diff (Don’t know)
16-17 Jan 07 7% 46 43 5
Democrats 11% 36 50 4
Republicans 4% 61 31 4
Independents 5% 46 44 5