Rumsfeld has lost the confidence of the troops, and now the American people think it's time for him to go: WASHINGTON (CNN) -- Fifty-two percent of respondents to a new poll think Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld should resign amid recent criticism in Congress over his handling of the war in Iraq. Thirty-six percent of respondents to the CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll said Rumsfeld should not step down, and the remainder had no opinion. http://www.cnn.com/2004/ALLPOLITICS/12/20/poll/ Four in 10 said they approve of the way the United States has handled the situation in Iraq, while almost six in 10 disapprove, according to a CNN-USA Today-Gallup poll. A year ago, almost two-thirds approved of the way Iraq was being handled. Half in the Gallup poll said the situation is worse than a year ago, while 20 percent said it's better. http://www.indystar.com/articles/4/203757-6064-010.html He's messed up. He's lied to the troops why he messed up. This is too big a job for him to handle. It's hurting Bush, too. Washington, DC, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush's approval rating has slipped 6 percent from November to 49 percent, a CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll published Tuesday said...Also for the first time, USA Today said a majority of 51 percent disapprove of the decision to go to war in Iraq, and 58 percent disapprove of the way the United States has handled Iraq over the past few months. http://washingtontimes.com/upi-breaking/20041221-083650-6092r.htm Support for the war itself is now slipping because of this problem. And we can't walk out of this one now. Rumsfeld has become a liability for America. It's time for him to go.