Thursday, March 16, 2006

Most Americans Say "It Wasn't Worth It"

USA Today, 3.16.06, Susan Page

Three years post Iraq war invasion, a USA Today/CNN/Gallup Poll finds among Americans polled that:
  • 3-1 call the effect a negative one
  • 6 in 10 say a close friend, family member, co-worker served in Iraq
  • 1 in 10 say someone close to them has been killed or wounded
  • 50% say the war has not been morally justified
  • 60% say the war has not been "worth it"
  • half of the Americans polled have displayed a yellow ribbon