New Poll Shows War Opposition

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There’s a new Washington Post/ABC poll on Iraq.

The question: Do you think Congress should approve $190 billion to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan over the next year or reduce the amount?

The response:
– Approve all money: 26%
– Reduce somewhat: 23%
– Reduce sharply: 43%
– Approve no money: 3%

It’s clear that a majority of Americans oppose constantly handing more money over to George W. Bush to prosecute his wars.

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