Political left, deaf on National Security
Public, Political Left At Odds Over Interrogation
May 16, 2009
American voters believe harsh interrogations of high-value al-Qaeda detainees were justified by a 19-point margin in the most recent survey conducted by Resurgent Republic. The 53 to 34 percent margin is almost identical to a recent Gallup Poll that found 55 percent of Americans believed harsh interrogation techniques for terrorism suspects were justified.