An annual survey from the independent Military Times released earlier this year showed for the first time since the conflict began, a majority of troops disapprove of Bush’s handling of the war. The number of troops who believe the U.S. should have gone to war has dropped from 65 percent in 2003 to 41 percent today.h/t ThinkProgress
Just 35 percent of the military members polled approve of the way Bush has handled the war.
Most active-duty troops seem to know better than to publicly offer any personal assessments of the war without a shield of anonymity. Instead, they toe the company line with generic takes on the conflict and how the White House has handled it.
Monday, March 12, 2007
Few in the military approve of Bush's handling of the war in Iraq
From the Army Times: