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56% Rate Situation in Iraq as “Poor”

Thursday, November 16, 2006

Fifty-eight percent (58%) of American adults say it’s time for a fundamentally different approach in Iraq. The latest Rasmussen Reports survey found that just 29% say the United States should “stay the course.” These responses come as the U.S. death toll in Iraq hits 100 for October.

Thirty percent (30%) of Republicans believe it’s time for a new strategy, as do 75% of Democrats. Overall, a majority of voters surveyed (56%) rate the situation in Iraq as “poor.” A mere 2% rate it as “excellent” while 15% say good. Last week’s War on Terror update found 50% of Americans rate the president’s handling of the situation in Iraq as “poor.”

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