Do the troops support the war?
So, a recent Zogby poll shows us:
Le Moyne College/Zogby Poll shows just one in five troops want to heed Bush call to stay “as long as they are needed”
While 58% say mission is clear, 42% say U.S. role is hazy
Plurality believes Iraqi insurgents are mostly homegrown
Almost 90% think war is retaliation for Saddam’s role in 9/11, most don’t blame
Iraqi public for insurgent attacks
Majority of troops oppose use of harsh prisoner interrogation
Plurality of troops pleased with their armor and equipment </i>
Ok, what’s the biggest “HUH?” in the poll? Yup, that 90% of the troops think the war is in retaliation for Saddam’s role in 9/11.
Yeah, and even with that complete misconception, (undoubtedly force-fed to them by their commanding officers, you don’t get that many people that stupid without help), the majority of troops say come home.