Arizonans Don't Want Military Action in Syria, According to Poll
Despite the actions of Republican Senators John McCain and Jeff Flake, their constituents oppose military action in Syria, according to poll results.
The Senate Foreign Relations Committee voted yesterday to pass a resolution that would authorize a military strike against Syria, and both McCain and Flake, who are on that committee, voted in favor of the resolution.
According to the poll of Arizonans from Summit Consulting, 51 percent of Arizonans said they oppose military action, whereas just 28 percent say they support it. Twenty-one percent were unsure.
Republicans oppose it, 67 percent to 16 percent, as do Independents, 49 percent to 25 percent. The Democratic
kiss-asses voters support striking Syria, with 44 percent in favor, and 35 percent opposed, according to the poll. (Obama's the one calling for "targeted military action against Syrian regime targets.")
Although many Republicans in Congress have opposed the strike, McCain thought he heard something about bombing a foreign nation and came running to the defense of the idea. His buddy Flake was right behind him.
More information about the poll can be found here.
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