Get out by 2009.

Recently, President Bush announced an endless, “enduring” U.S. presence in Iraq. The most recent CBS/NYT poll asked, “how much longer would you be willing to have large numbers of U.S. troops remain in Iraq?” Nearly 50 percent responded that troops should be out in less than a year, and nearly 25 percent want withdrawal in under two years:


“As you can see, virtually nobody in the United States wants to see American troops remain in Iraq for longer than five years,” writes Matt Yglesias.