June 2nd, 2008

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Monday Poll: Man, Iraq War, you suck

Here's a link for you to read before you answer question #2.

Poll #1198138 And I Roll

How would it be if we made Iraq the 51st state?

awesome
0(0.0%)
suicidal
4(5.9%)
insane
10(14.7%)
suicidally insane
9(13.2%)
insanely suicidal
8(11.8%)
insanely awesome
3(4.4%)
awesomely suicidal
7(10.3%)
suicidally awesome
9(13.2%)
awesomely outrageous like Uncle Moe's Pizza Fingers
9(13.2%)
wait, didn't we already do this?
9(13.2%)

What does the item linked above make you feel?

shame
3(4.7%)
disgust
21(32.8%)
anger
8(12.5%)
shaguster
26(40.6%)
profit
6(9.4%)

What is the minimum number of confirmed Iraqi deaths by violence since the start of the U.S. invasion in 2003?

13,684
2(3.1%)
22,901
3(4.6%)
36,400
1(1.5%)
45,007
5(7.7%)
50,178
2(3.1%)
66,911
5(7.7%)
72,850
8(12.3%)
84,218
39(60.0%)

What are your favorite things about the Iraq War?

how we invaded a sovereign country that hadn't attacked us
1(1.5%)
how pretty much every justification for the war has turned out to be a lie
3(4.4%)
how it so completely alienated our allies that it evaporated all the sympathy we built up after 9/11
1(1.5%)
how it costs billions of dollars and is helping wreck our economy
2(2.9%)
how it was supposed to stabilize the middle east and has in fact done the opposite
0(0.0%)
how it has destroyed the lives of thousands of admirable American servicemen and women
0(0.0%)
how it has caused the deaths of tens of thousands of innocent Iraqis
1(1.5%)
how it has polarized the Muslim world against us and given our enemies tons of recruiting fodder
0(0.0%)
how it has provided a critic-proof excuse for private corporations to fatten themselves by war profiteering at taxpayer expense
0(0.0%)
how it's completely paralyzed the political process
0(0.0%)

Provide a catchy, memorable nickname for the Iraq War, a la "The Great War" or "The Big One".