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Most Americans Upset with Bush’s Iraq Policies


(Angus Reid Global Scan) – Few adults in the United States are satisfied with the way George W. Bush is dealing with the coalition effort, according to a poll by Princeton Survey Research Associates published in Newsweek. 62 per cent of respondents disapprove of the way their president is handling the situation in Iraq.

The coalition effort against Saddam Hussein’s regime was launched in March 2003. At least 1,939 American soldiers have died during the military operation, and more than 14,300 troops have been injured.

Iraqis are set to ratify their new constitution in a nationwide referendum scheduled for Oct. 15. A new legislative election will take place in December.

In his Oct. 1 radio address, Bush warned Americans about a possible increase in violence, saying, "More difficult and dangerous work still lies ahead. The terrorists have a history of escalating their attacks before Iraq’s major political milestones, and two elections are fast approaching."

Americans are divided on their president’s organization skills. 49 per cent of respondents see Bush as a bad manager who doesn’t know enough about what’s going on around him and below him, while 43 per cent feel he is a good manager who focuses on what’s important and delegates well.

Polling Data

Do you approve or disapprove of the way George W. Bush is handling the situation in Iraq?

Sept. 30
Sept. 9

Approve
33%
36%

Disapprove
62%
60%

Don’t know
5%
14%

Do you see George W. Bush more as...

A good manager who focuses on
what’s important and delegates well
43%

A bad manager who doesn’t know
enough about what’s going on
around him and below him
49%

Neither in particular
3%

Don’t know
5%

Source: Princeton Survey Research Associates / Newsweek
Methodology: Telephone interviews to 1,004 American adults, conducted on Sept. 29 and Sept. 30, 2005. Margin of error is 4 per cent.

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