IRAQ WAR MILESTONE….The Wall Street Journal reports that we’ve passed the halfway point: more than half of all Americans now think that invading Iraq was the wrong thing to do. The raw data is here. I’ve interpolated missing data on the chart to show a continuous trend.
In other news, 66% of U.S. adults now say President Bush is doing a “poor” or “only fair” job of handling Iraq; 61% say they aren’t confident U.S. policies in Iraq will be successful; and 44% believe the situation for U.S. troops in Iraq is getting worse (compared to only 19% who think it’s improving). I have a feeling that yet another series of “same ‘ol, same ‘ol” speeches from the president aren’t going to turn this around.