Skip to comments.New poll: Syria intervention even less popular than Congress
Posted on 08/27/2013 5:51:46 AM PDT by Colonel Kangaroo
A new Reuters/Ipsos poll has finally found something that Americans like even less than Congress: the possibility of U.S. military intervention in Syria. Only 9 percent of respondents said that the Obama administration should intervene militarily in Syria; a RealClearPolitics poll average finds Congress has a 15 percent approval rating, making the countrys most hated political body almost twice as popular.
The Reuters/Ipsos poll was taken Aug.19-23, the very same week that horrific reports emerged strongly suggesting that Syrian leader Bashar al-Assad has used chemical weapons against his own people, potentially killing hundreds or even thousands of civilians. If there were ever a time that Americans would support some sort of action, youd think this would be it. But this is the lowest support for intervention since the poll began tracking opinion on the issue...
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He does recognize ... and immediately helps ... al Qaeda/MB.
That’s right. It doesn’t matter what the will of the people is. What matters is Great Leader and what he wants. He’s smarter than us and has better ears and, after all these years, he still gives real good speech. So poll schmoll... If Great Leader says we’re going to bomb Syria, by golly we’ll do it, and we’ll shut up about it! Let us just count our blessings that we get to know about it.
Hussein is boxed in. His big-mouthed Secretary of state has bloviated about the situation to the point that he can’t walk his comments back.
We’re about to see how well our 2009 Nobel Peace Prizing winning dunderhead can swallow a cactus!!!!
He might do so by droning Christian neighborhoods in Damascus.
If we do anything, it’ll be black ops (if we’re not already there) or a few not so well placed cruise missiles ala Slick Willie.
There will be no air campaign or boots on the ground. What we should do is “accidentally” attack both sides. Oooop, you know bad we infidels are at aiming...sorry for blowing up your falafel. Our bad.
One less is just that.
Muslims killing Muslims.
Absolutely nothing about that that we should give a smelly Obama about.
Paging Cindy Sheehan....Cindy Sheehan....
Paging Cindy....ahh, nevermind.