Wednesday, August 04, 2010

Poll: "Waning support for Obama on wars"

Army soldiers help their wounded comrades in the Arghandab Valley of Afghanistan on July 29.

USA Today:
Public support for President Obama's Afghanistan war policy has plummeted amid a rising U.S. death toll and the unauthorized release of classified military documents, a USA TODAY/Gallup Poll shows.

Support for Obama's management of the war fell to 36%, down from 48% in a February poll. Now, a record 43% also say it was a mistake to go to war there after the terrorist attacks in 2001. MORE...
Howie P.S.: Eugene Robinsom writes in today's WaPo:
In Afghanistan, momentum has become a substitute for logic. We're not fighting because we have a clear set of achievable goals. We're at war, apparently, because we're at war.

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