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The Truth Deficit

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"The Truth Deficit"

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Buried in today’s Washington Post article about a new poll showing 53 percent of Americans think the Iraq war was “not worth fighting”:

In the new poll, 56 percent said they think Iraq had weapons of mass destruction before the start of the war and 6 in 10 said they believe Iraq provided direct support to the al Qaeda terrorist network, which struck the United States on Sept. 11, 2001.

Amazingly, even with solid majorities thinking Iraq had weapons and provided “direct support” to al Qaeda, the poll showed 51 percent of Americans still think the war was a “mistake.” Imagine what they’d think if they had accurate information.

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