In general, do you approve or disapprove of the job that George W. Bush is doing in handling the situation in Iraq?Only 27% of those polled approved. A whopping 2/3 (66%) disapproved of how dubya's doing his job in Iraq.
And despite all of the propaganda, only 12% said think things have gotten better over there (49% said things have gotten worse, 37% said things are the same).
And here's a note to all those screeching about Senator Reid's "treasonous" statement that the war in Iraq is "lost". When asked:
Do you think the U.S. goal of achieving victory in Iraq is still possible, or not?More than half (55%) agree with him. Does that make a majority of Americans traitors?
Indeed about the same percentage (56%) sided with the Democrats when asked:
When it comes to the debate on Iraq who do you agree with more: the Democrats in Congress, who say we should set a deadline for troop withdrawal from Iraq; OR, President Bush, who says we should NOT set a deadline for troop withdrawal from IraqSpeaking of the man himself, do you think I need to add his overall approval ratings? Ok I think I will. (You can find the data here.) When asked:
In general, do you approve or disapprove of the job that George W. Bush is doing as president?"Only 35% of those polled said they approved. 60% disapproved.
This is where I started. Olbermann reported last night about the poll in regards to the direction the nation is heading. When asked:
All in all, do you think things in the nation are generally headed in the right direction, or do you feel that things are off on the wrong track?"Only 22% (that's barely more than 1 out of 5) think the country is headed in the right direction. 2/3, again, think it's headed in the wrong direction.