Ted Cruz says we don’t want to be Al Qaeda’s Air Force; Majority of Americans don’t want Syria intervention

September 04, 2013 / Written By The Five staff
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Topic 1: Elanor Holmes Norton says her support is out of loyalty to the president… meanwhile, Ted Cruz says we don’t want to be Al Qaeda’s Air Force (at a minimum, that’s hyperbolic). 

Topic 2: Majority of Americans don't want Syria intervention: What’s the mission? General Dempsey can’t say what we’re seeking in Syria… 


Majority of Americans don’t want Syria intervention: poll
As the Senate Foreign Relations Committee prepares to mark up a specific resolution authorizing military strikes in Syria Wednesday, a new poll shows a majority of Americans oppose the United States’ intervening in the war-torn country.

Fifty-six percent of adults say the U.S. should not intervene and 19 percent support action, a new poll from Reuters/Ipsos reported. The survey follows two others showing tepid public support for intervention.
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