2006/03/10

Are Americans waking up to reality?

a new poll shows support dropping for Bush and Congress and increasing concern amomg Americans about the state of the country.

The AP-Ipsos poll reveals that a growing number of Americans, particularly Republicans, disapprove of President George W. Bush's performance, question his character and no longer consider him a strong leader against terrorism. Nearly four out of five Americans, including 70 per cent of Republicans, believe civil war will break out in Iraq. Nearly 70 per cent of people said the United States is on the wrong track, a six-point jump since February. Just 37 per cent approve of Bush's overall performance. That is the lowest of his presidency.

These results explain why Republican legislators are rushing to distance themselves from Bush on a range of issues -- for example, port security, immigration, spending, warrantless eavesdropping and trade.

3 comments:

Henry said...

Remember GULF WAR I.
There were those who suggested that removal of Saddam was the solution of the problem.
I humbly submitted that the removal of Saddam was merely the beginning of the real problem.
The US and the Bushes will now realize in spades that Saddam could do what no Bush can do and that is hold Iraq together.
I have difficulty in seeing how civil war can be avoided. I may be wrong.
The Kurds have everything to gain by being a separate state as do the southern Shiites.
The Sunnis might also consider the advantages of being in control of their own area. The problem is is that the areas overlap each other and the only way they know how to negotiate is with guns and bombs.

Ron Hynes said...

It's about time Americans woke up to the brutal reality of George Bush and his thugs. They've been asleep at the switch for six years. The chickens are coming home to roost in Iraq and just wait until the next President has to deal with the gargantuian financial mess Bush is leaving his successor.

Dipper said...

They have a ways to go yet. Let's hope they are awake by the time of the mid-term elections next fall.