Warring optimism

Polling shows confidence
Register
Mar 28, 2013

10 years ago, 2003: Public optimism for the war in Iraq being successful and short grew, a poll suggested. CBS-New York Times tracking poll showed that almost 62 percent, said the war would be quick and successful, while 33 percent thought it would be long and costly.

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Comments

Phil Packer

...protecting the world from evildoers...

eriemom

33% of us were right. 10 years and over 3 trillion dollars later we are still being sucked into the Middle East.

Centauri

Good comment. I was in opposition of war against any country that did not attack the United States. Iraq did not attack the United States and neither did North Vietnam.

http://whatreallyhappened.com/WR...
"There is nothing new in a government lying to their people to start a war. Indeed because most people prefer living in peace to bloody and horrific death in war, any government that desires to initiate a war usually lies to their people to create the illusion that support for the war is the only possible choice they can make."

WiseManOnceSaid

Bush phrases.....
"They misunderestimated me"
"I know the human being and fish can coexist peacefully"
"Free nations dont develop Weapons of Mass Destruction"
"Families is where our nation finds hope, where wings take dream"
"Do you have blacks too?"
"disassemble"
"suiciders"
"childrens do learn"
"nukelear"
..... And people around here don't like Obama.

Darwin's choice

Would you like a list of obama's? Keep in mind, we're only allowed 10,000 words here....

Tootsiemomma

i agree , eriemom, we are being drained dry ! dismal future for our next generation. they are being left a burden that they will never be out from under. what a shame !!