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Americans on Iraq: Yes and No

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A new LA Times poll has a mixed result that feels like an accurate read of public opinion to me:

Fifty-three percent of respondents said the situation in Iraq did not merit war, while 43 percent said war was justified. When the same question was asked for Times polls in March and November, the numbers were precisely reversed.

But less than 20 percent said America should withdraw its troops within weeks, and 25 percent said the U.S. should set a deadline for pulling out.

Article here.