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Bush Losing Military Families

60% no longer support Bush or Iraq war
By Peter Fearon,  Newser Staff
Posted Dec 7, 2007 6:15 AM CST

(Newser) – Military families, traditionally staunch supporters of presidents in time of war, are abandoning President Bush and wavering in their endorsement of the conflict in Iraq, according to a new Los Angeles Times/Bloomberg  poll. Nearly 60% of military families disapprove of the president's job performance and say the war is not worth the human cost.

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"I pray to God they did not die in vain, but I don't think our president is even sensitive at all to what it's like to have a child serving over there," said one woman whose son was wounded in Iraq. "We support the troops; we don't support Bush," said another military mom responding to the poll. (Read more poll stories.)

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