Let me say this, these poll numbers are interesting. Unfortunately, interesting is not going to get us out of Iraq. The Republicans, the folks that voted for Bush and his gang twice, will have to pressure the House and Senate Republicans to split with the President. Only when the R’s in Congress are feeling the heat of re-election or not being re-elected will the Dem’s have enough votes to override a veto.
Full text of poll.
As the Democrat-controlled Congress and the White House clash over an Iraq spending bill, with President Bush vowing to veto it because it contains withdrawal deadlines, the latest NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that a solid majority of Americans side with the Democrats.
In addition, a nearly equal number believe that victory in Iraq isn’t possible, and about only one in eight think the war has improved in the three months since Bush called for a troop increase there. (more…)