A Newsweek Magazine poll found that more than seven-eighths of Americans oppose President Bush's prolonged war in Iraq and his choice to send 21,000 more troops into harm's way without a timetable for withdrawal.
Consequently, for the first time in office, his approval ratings have sunk below those of Adolf Hitler's.
When asked what he thought of the unflattering comparison, the President said pointedly, "It takes a strong leader to do what's in your heart and not what's popular. Adolf had the courage to act on his convictions, and I admire that. He didn't care about approval ratings or Poles."