Hey Pelosi and Democrats Take a Look at the Latest Poll Numbers on Troop Surge in Iraq


This is the last thing that Nancy Pelosi and Democrats wanted to see, poll numbers that Badnewsshow support for the troop surge in Iraq. Growing support for the troop surge as reported by USA Today. Democrats are walking a very dangerous line of defeatism going into the 2008 elections. A dangerous position indeed.

In the latest USA TODAY/Gallup Poll, taken Friday through Sunday, the proportion of those who said the additional troops are “making the situation better” rose to 31% from 22% a month ago. Those who said it was “not making much difference” dropped to 41% from 51%.

About the same number said it was making things worse: 24% now, 25% a month ago.

We have to agree 100% with Sister Toldja that polls should not be the answer to how one governs or conducts a war; however, it is the ultimate measuring stick for Democrats. What, they can’t be consistent with regards to polls either?

I bet House Majority Whip James Clyburn and other defeatist Democrats like him were none too pleased to read the latest poll numbers on the surge, courtesy of USA Today:

To top off this “bad news for Democrats” segment, the Associated Press’ military writer David Burns has an analysis that shows that our troops are making gains in Iraq.

Analysis: Military Shows Gains in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) – AP Video The new U.S. military strategy in Iraq, unveiled six months ago to little acclaim, is working.
In two weeks of observing the U.S. military on the ground and interviewing commanders, strategists and intelligence officers, it’s apparent that the war has entered a new phase in its fifth year.

It is a phase with fresh promise yet the same old worry: Iraq may be too fractured to make whole.

Over at The Captains Quarters they point out that the once so called anomaly is starting to look more like a trend.

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  • Comments

    9 Responses to “Hey Pelosi and Democrats Take a Look at the Latest Poll Numbers on Troop Surge in Iraq”

    1. kate on August 6th, 2007 10:53 pm

      Gallup needs to take another poll, now that it’s reported that the Pentagon cannot locate 190,000 AK-47′s that were sent to Iraq, and it’s suspected that they have fallen in the hands of the insurgents. How can we win a war when we’re also furnishing weapons to the enemy?

    2. Joran Vandersloot raped her on August 6th, 2007 11:11 pm

      Just more lies from The Bush Adminastration!!!

    3. Scared Monkeys on August 7th, 2007 12:46 am

      Um, a poll in the USA TODAY is hardly Republican and from the Bush Administration,

      USA Today would be liberal. Please try again

    4. Joran Vandersloot raped her on August 7th, 2007 7:10 am

      Iam not against the war.Iam against the way they are running the war.America and Bush need to reinstate the draft.We dont have enough soligers to fight the war.we are spread way to thin.Our men are over worked.
      SM: The point of the post is that there is a preception change by the public. More troops is working. Funny that the MSM does not report that.

      Many things were done incorrect in this war. That hardly means we can have a defeatist attitude as Dems do.

    5. katablog on August 7th, 2007 9:58 am

      LOL talking about polls, look at the recent one about congress’s approval rating: a measly 3%

      But instead the MSM would rather talk about Bush’s approval rating (not good to be sure but at least in the double digits).

      You have to know that when even the AP starts reporting good news about the surge – it MUST be good!

      As far as #2′s comment: reminds me of the same ole song by Reid, Pelosi and other liberals. They do not want us to succeed. They’d rather have a defeat for the US than actually eat their own words.

      One of the blogs was running a YouTube of Jackie Mason – ah found it at Hot Air that addresses this very subject: http://hotair.com/archives/2007/08/05/video-jackie-mason-goes-nuclear-on-the-democrats-over-iraq/

    6. SUPER DAVE on August 7th, 2007 10:50 am

      KATE: what is more amazing is the fact that this was under Gen. Petraues’s command and he is now leading this war ? 190,000 ak 47s . i bet every Iraqi who even thinks they might want to be a thug has one now. much like the pallet of money missing and no one even knows the first thing about that either. something smells like fish to me.

    7. lou on October 4th, 2008 11:20 am

      Vote your elected creature out this year.Your elected official and their staff every time they cash their check you me your kids and their kids have to pay that back.The government is being run on borrowed money from some 3rd world country nice little setup government has that 850 billion set for their perfect credit scores.Lets vote all incumbents out and put different republicans and democrats that care about this country.What a bunch of hypocrits red white and blue this and that love our troops but it appears they have no problem importing cheap fourign illegal labor to take the jobs of hard working americans not including the visa saga.They just passed the biggest bailout plan in this countries history not sure if it will even work and their laughing and congratulating themselves.What creatures.Lou

    8. LOU on October 4th, 2008 11:53 am


    9. Lou on October 4th, 2008 6:08 pm

      Dear comment brothers and sisters.My 2nd comments were blocked.Please ask the editor of that issue to post.The truth hurts

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