Americans Believe Bush Lied about Iraq

ABC/Washington Post: In making its case for war with Iraq, do you think the Bush Administration told the American public what it believed to be true, or intentionally misled the American public?"

  Intentionally
Misled 
What it
believed
?
11/2/05 55 44 2
6/26/05 52 48 0
3/13/05 43 55 2
7/04 42 55 3

CBS/NYT: In making its case for the war with Iraq, do you think members of the Bush Administration intentionally misled the public or not?

  Intentionally
Misled 
Not ?
12/6/05 52 44 4

CNN/USA/Gallup: Do you think the Bush administration deliberately misled the American public about whether Iraq has weapons of mass destruction, or not?

  Deliberately
Misled
Not ?
10/30/05 53 45 2
7/24/05 51 47 2
4/2/05 50 48 2
10/10/04 47 51 2
7/21/04 45 52 3
2/1/04 43 54 3
7/20/03 39 58 3
6/29/03 37 61 2
6/10/03 31 64 5
6/1/03 31 67 2

FOX/Opinion Dynamics: "Regarding weapons of mass destruction in Iraq: Do you think George W. Bush intentionally misled the American people about the presence of weapons or gave the American people the best prewar intelligence available?"

  Intentionally
Misled 
Best
Available
?
11/30/05 44 46 10

NBC/WSJ: Do you think that President Bush gave the country the most accurate information he had before going to war with Iraq, or do you think that President Bush deliberately misled people to make the case for war with Iraq? 

  Deliberately
Misled 
Most
Accurate
?
11/7/05 57 35 8
6/04 47 44 9
3/04 42 52 6

Quinnipiac: In making its case for war with Iraq, do you think the Bush Administration told the American public what it believed to be true or intentionally misled the American public?

  Intentionally
Misled 
Believed
to be True
?
12/6/05 49 46 5

Zogby: "Some people say that President Bush lied so that we would go to war with Iraq. Others say he was given faulty intelligence and did not intentionally mislead the nation."

  Lied Faulty
Intelligence
?
5/11/06 52 45 7

CBS/NYT: How important do you think it is right now for members of Congress to question the Bush Administration about the way the intelligence was used in order to make the case for going to war inIraq-- do you think it is very important, somewhat important, not too important, or not important at all?

56% Very
24% Somewhat
9% Not too
9% Not at all