Lots of old time Democrats are still afraid of being accused by GOP of being weak on supporting military – so they are suckers of supporting war. GOP support of military equals welfare for companies that build military equipment and now corporations who profit from contracted service to the military. We don’t need no war against Venezuela to give aid to oil companies drooling to gain control over world’s largest proven oil reserves.
A new Congress and the chance to do the right things……but will the Dems change anything? It has been pointed out that they, the Dems, support our many occupations, more so than the GOP…..
A new Politico/Morning Consult poll has found that there is much more support for ongoing military occupations among Democrats surveyed than Republicans.
To the question “As you may know, President Trump ordered an immediate withdrawal of more than 2,000 U.S. troops from Syria. Based on what you know, do you support or oppose President Trump’s decision?”, 29 percent of Democrats responded either “Somewhat support” or “Strongly support”, while 50 percent responded either “Somewhat oppose” or “Strongly oppose”. Republicans asked the same question responded with 73 percent either somewhat or strongly supporting and only 17 percent either somewhat or strongly opposing.
A new year and a chance to change things as far as our war footing…
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