By Emily Elkins and Zach Weissmueller | Reason
“Only a third of Americans think that President Obama has handled foreign policy better than his predecessor, George W. Bush,” says Emily Ekins, Reason Foundation’s director of polling.
This is but one startling and illuminating finding in the latest Reason-Rupe poll. Ekins sat down with Reason TV’s Zach Weissmueller to discuss the polling results she found when surveying respondents about the possibility of U.S. military intervention in Syria.
The Obama administration has faced an uphill battle selling the intervention to the American public, especially in the wake of the British parliament’s “no” vote on military action. An overwhelming 74 percent of respondents answered that it would be “unwise” for the U.S. to intervene in Syria without support from Great Britain or the United Nations.