Friday, March 16, 2007

Americans understand Iraq better than the media

Democrats, as usual, misread the public sentiment and believe their own propaganda. Dissatisfaction with something does not necessarily imply one wants to abandon it. This is the mistake the democrats have made.

[...]But do Americans really want to "cut and run" and leave the Iraqis to their own devices? Are they as selfish and shortsighted as that might suggest? Not by a long shot.

According to the latest IBD/TIPP poll, a majority of Americans recognize that the U.S. still has a lot of work left to do in Iraq. For example, the vast majority (82%) believe it's important for the U.S. and coalition countries to continue training Iraqi security and police forces.

Beyond showing common sense, these findings also show that ordinary Americans are concerned about the security not only of our troops but also of Iraqis — people who, for the most part, they have little relation to or interaction with[...]
H/T Jules

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