Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Three Strikes You're Still In

From the venerable Pravda on the Hudson:

"Among military members and their immediate families who responded to a national New York Times/CBS News poll in May, two-thirds said things were going badly, compared with just over half, about 53 percent, a year ago. Fewer than half of the families and military members said the United States did the right thing in invading Iraq. A year ago more than half held that view, according to the a similar poll taken last July. The May poll had a margin of sampling error of plus or minus 7 percentage points."

From Zogby International:

"An overwhelming majority of 72% of American troops serving in Iraq think the U.S. should exit the country within the next year, and more than one in four say the troops should leave immediately, a new Le Moyne College/Zogby International survey shows."

I saved the best for last. From that screeching left-wing extremist troop-hating bunch of feminazi surrender-monkeys at the Military Times:

"Only 35 percent of the military members polled this year said they approve of the way President Bush is handling the war, while 42 percent said they disapproved. The president’s approval rating among the military is only slightly higher than for the population as a whole. In 2004, when his popularity peaked, 63 percent of the military approved of Bush’s handling of the war. While approval of the president’s war leadership has slumped, his overall approval remains high among the military.

Just as telling, in this year’s poll only 41 percent of the military said the U.S. should have gone to war in Iraq in the first place, down from 65 percent in 2003. That closely reflects the beliefs of the general population today — 45 percent agreed in a recent USA Today/Gallup poll."

I want out, you want out, we want out, but most importantly they want out. So why isn't it over? If, despite all this, it's not yet done, then when will it be?

Dialogue Overheard at the Coffee Shop Moments Before the Offices Opened:

Person 1: "Can we meet Tuesday? Monday's bad."
Person 2: "Can't. Out all day. How about Thursday?"
Person 1: "I'm full on Thursday, and Friday we start drilling early."
Person 2: "I'm looking at the following week and it's all bad."
Person 1: "I can't meet anytime that week anyway."
Person 2: "How about never then? Is that good for you?"
Person 1: "Never works for me. I'll pencil it in."
Person 2: "Great. I'll see you then and we'll talk."

Hat-tip to Brandon Friedman over at the Great Orange Satan via the Dirty Fucking Hippies.


No. Never again.

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

REferring to troops' deaths as 'commas' and giving them up for his 'legacy' isn't winning the hearts and minds of the cannon fodder? Off.

from Ruth