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07-18-2005, 06:38 PM
51% Want Military Response to London Bombing
Survey of 1,500 Adults


July 15-17, 2005

How Should US and Allies Respond to London Bombings?
Military Attacks 51%
Negotiate 7%
Withdraw from Iraq 25%

Most American Troops Home This Year or Next?
Very Likely 9%
Somewhat Likely2 0%
Not Very Likely 41%
Not at Likely 28%

Trust More to handle War on Terror
Republicans 43%
Democrats 40%

July 18, 2005--In response to the terrorist bombings in London, 51% of Americans want the U.S. and its allies to attack with military force. A Rasmussen Reports survey found that 25% believe the appropriate response is to withdraw US and British troops from Iraq.

Just 7% believe the allies should negotiate with terrorists.

As with most issues relating to the War on Terror, Republicans are largely united, while Democrats are divided.

Republicans, by a 7-to-1 margin, say that military attacks are the appropriate response. Thirty-five percent (35%) of Democrats share that view while 39% favor withdrawal of troops from Iraq. Nine percent (9%) of Democrats favor negotiations.

Among those not affiliated with either major party, 48% favor military attacks while 28% prefer withdrawal.

Forty-three percent (43%) of Americans trust Republicans more to handle the War on Terror. Forty-percent (40%) trust Democrats more on this issue. Those figures reflect an improvement for Democrats since Election 2004.

A related survey found that 44% of Americans believe the U.S. and its allies are winning the War on Terror.

Just 29% believe it is somewhat or very likely that most U.S. troops will be brought home this year or next. Sixty-nine percent (69%) say that is not very or not at all likely.

Forty-three percent (43%) of Republicans say that such a troop withdrawal is likely. That view is shared by 22% of Democrats and 18% of unaffiliateds.

07-18-2005, 06:51 PM
I think we need to bomb Iraq again.

07-18-2005, 06:52 PM
I think we need to bomb Iraq again.

Yeah... let's bomb the shit out of them. I don't think they've had enough...

07-18-2005, 07:00 PM
What the fuck does that mean? It was done "officially" by British citizens. Should we invade britian?

07-18-2005, 07:05 PM
What the fuck does that mean? It was done "officially" by British citizens. Should we invade britian?

It means the people want military action against someone. They're waiting for their President to tell them who it is.

07-18-2005, 07:06 PM
Their techniques were perfected in Iraq, so we will have to bomb London and Iraq. We will try and avoid as much collateral damage as possible.