Angus Abranson (angusabranson) wrote,
Angus Abranson
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(News) US Fairs badly in Polls; Schwarzenegger Terminates

Not very nice reading for poor Mr Bush and government, nor for the American people in general. Over half of the world's population feel less safe since his re-election and 47% sees the US influence on the world as largely negative and views Americans negatively as well mainly because of re-electing him.

Out of 21 countries polled none supported having their troops in Iraq, only three felt the world was safer with Bush's re-election (Poland, India and the Philippines). Most negative feelings were found in Western Europe, Latin America and Muslim countries with traditional US allies including Germany, France, Britain and Italy featuring high on the list as well as both of the US's neighbours Mexico and Canada,

Global Poll Slams Bush Leadership (BBC News On-Line; Wednesday 19th January 2005)

...and in other news The Terminator has 'Terminated'  for the first time since his election in california Schwarzenegger Allows Execution (BBC News On-Line; Wednesday 19th January 2005)
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