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June 13, 2011
Rasmussen: Just 26% of Likely U.S. Voters Favor Continued Military Action in LibyaTopics: Libya, Political News and commentaries
In what is now the 13th week of Obama's Libya war, a Rasmussen survey of 1,000 Likely Voters conducted on June 10-11, 2011 shows that a plurality of voters now opposes further U.S. military action in Libya, and most say President Obama needs congressional approval to continue those operations:
... just 26% of Likely U.S. Voters feel the United States should continue its military actions in Libya. Forty-two percent (42%) are opposed and 32% are undecided.And a majority (59%) agree the president should get the approval of Congress if he wants to continue U.S. military action in Libya. Twenty-one percent (21%) say congressional approval is not needed. Another 20% are not sure.
Fifty percent (50%) of Republicans and a plurality (46%) of voters not affiliated with either major party believe the United States should end its military action in Libya. Democrats are more narrowly divided, but 41% of those in the president's party are undecided.A few days ago Dr. Robert Owens wrote a piece on Obama's undeclared war on Libya asking Where's the Outrage?": Given what we are seeing in this Rasmussen survey it appears that the "outrage" could be beginning to mount..
Sixty-four percent (64%) of GOP voters and 68% of unaffiliateds feel the president should get the approval of Congress if he wants to continue military action in Libya. A plurality (47%) of Democrats agrees.
Posted by Hyscience at June 13, 2011 2:10 PM
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