Tuesday, January 03, 2006

Why do the troops hate the troops?

Support for Bush drops among US military: poll

WASHINGTON (AFP) - Support for
President George W. Bush's Iraq policy has fallen among the US armed forces to just 54 percent from 63 percent a year ago, according to a poll by the magazine group Military Times.

In its annual survey of the views of military personnel, the group reported on its website that support for Bush's overall policies dropped over the past year to 60 percent from 71 percent.

While still significantly more supportive of the president than the broad US population, the fall in support by military personnel tracks a similar decline in the president's popularity among the general public.


Apparently 54 percent of the troops support the troops, while 46 percent of the troops hate the troops.

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