(Not what it sounds like. Huge slap in 0bama's face!)
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Skip to comments.More than half of Americans back Obama's Koran apology (says al-Reuters)
Posted on 03/05/2012 6:10:55 PM PST by Olog-hai
More than half of Americans support President Barack Obama's apology for U.S. troops burning copies of the Koran, an incident that triggered a spate of bloody protests and attacks on U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan.
In a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Monday, 56 percent of those surveyed backed Obama, who has been criticized by U.S. Republican presidential candidates for apologizing to Afghan President Hamid Karzai. Twenty-three percent disagreed.
While the spasm of violence that erupted following the incident on a NATO base in Afghanistan does not appear to have significantly altered Americans' perspective on the war, 66 percent of those polled also said Washington should bring its troops home immediately.
Obama's formal apology and the debate that decision created have underscored the delicate course the president must tread in his campaign for re-election in November.
The poll, conducted from March 2 to March 5, showed that far more Democrats supported Obama's apology, with 76 percent of them saying Obama made the right decision.
Only 37 percent of Republicans backed the apology, and almost half said Obama was not right to do so. Some 53 percent of independents supported the apology.
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My goodness! You mean they talked with all of us and we all agreed? Who knew. S/
I can’t stand liberals anymore. I hope their party is destroyed by what they are doing.
Not anybody I want to know!
That said, it’s truly depressing to know that overall the US population supports this. Not by a huge percentage, fortunately, but enough so that Bambi can get away with it.
I haven’t seen anything further about the prosecution of the soldiers accused of “desecrating” that evil book. I wonder if maybe that will wake up slumbering Americans. Maybe that’s why the press is happy to focus on stupid comments by a radio show host.
Don't buy anything that such "polls" claim, I advise. Reading polls like this is like reading Public Policy Polls, after all . . .
That said, its truly depressing to know that overall the US population supports this
That's about right. Over half of the American people now vote for a living while less than half work for a living.
My guess is not many.
Did they take this poll in Dearborn?
Would like to see how the questions were phrased and how the sample was drawn......it’s easy to lie with statistics if you know how, and rats are masters at it.
erm...I don’t back Obama on anything.
Apology, my a$$. Has everyone forgotten why we’re in Afghanistan? We’re there because the Afghan people were complicit in the murder of over 3,000 Americans on 9/11/2001, and it’s time we ruthlessly reminded them of that fact.
“I cant stand liberals anymore. I hope their party is destroyed by what they are doing.”
Yup. I’ve said many times, we simply cannot co-exist with these libtards and I sincerely hope the worst on them.
From the WSJ:
"Most Afghans learned about the Quran burning in Florida only when Mr. Karzai on March 24 (4 days after!) condemned the act as "a crime against the religion and the entire Muslim nation," called on the U.S. and the U.N. to bring the perpetrators to justice and demanded "a satisfactory response to the resentment and anger of over 1.5 billion Muslims around the world."