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Those polls are very rarely mentioned in the corporate media

Or for that matter on progressive sites. Most people have now accepted the revisionist history that Americans supported the war. In fact as you say a majority opposed the war prior to the war starting.

Refusing to mention the polls would be a technique to puff up the war since a lot of people are effected by what everyone else thinks. The same propaganda technique was behind all the "we can't leave Iraq now" stuff. A lot of people don't know what to think until someone tells them - and sadly that includes most on the left as well as just about everyone on the right. Principle vs party again.....


As for the NYT if they won't even admit they were part of a propaganda campaign then they intend to continue participating.

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