Poll Shows Strong Majority of Americans Oppose Attacking Iran

(ANTIWAR.COM— While officials have denied that there was any political component to the US not attacking Iran on Thursday, a newly released poll from Hill-HarrisX, taken over the weekend, shows that a strong majority of American voters oppose such an attack.

The poll showed 58 percent favored a non-military approach, with 48 percent calling for diplomacy and nine percent saying the US should take no action at all. By contrast, only 5 percent supported a war, and another 19 percent wanted “limited” attacks.

A majority remained against an attack in all parties, and all age groups, with 67% of Democrats calling for non-military options, 54 percent of independents, and a slight majority of Republicans.

With overwhelmingly more people in every category imaginable opposed to the idea of a war with Iran, the perennial hawks who have been trying to foment an Iran war for generations clearly still have an uphill battle, and a public that still isn’t buying their push.

By Jason Ditz / Republished with permission / ANTIWAR.COM / Report a typo

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    Romeo LeBlanc

    The only way Americans can stop the US is to have millions of protesters in the streets, and that will never happen as their people are ignorant of the truth about the TERRORIST actions of the GOV’T

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    • art ifex

      Protesting in the streets will do nothing. We have to stop paying taxes. If enough of us stop paying taxes we could possibly peacefully overthrow the government simply by killing its funding.