Thursday, August 03, 2006

Get Out of Iraq Now

Americans want the U.S. out of Iraq now. Editor and Publisher is reporting on the latest Gallup Poll which says that 55% of Americans want us out of Iraq in the next 12 months. Here is an excerpt from Editor and Publisher:

A new Gallup poll released today revealed another upward bump in the number of Amercians who now want a complete U.S. troop withdrawal from Iraq in the next 12 months.

That number now stands at 55%, with 19% supporting immediate withdrawal and another 36% wanting it done by August 2007.

"While the percentage of Americans who favor a withdrawal of all U.S. troops either now or within a year is not a supermajority, it is a majority, suggesting that the Democratic leadership is speaking to an issue that resonates with many Americans," Frank Newport, director of the Gallup Poll, writes today....

It appears that Americans have had it with the war. How long will it be before the Republicans catch up with the American people?