October 5, 2005

THIS SOUNDS LIKE GOOD NEWS:

BAGHDAD — Recent polling shows widespread support for a new Iraqi constitution to be voted on Oct. 15, even in strongholds of Sunni Arab groups that are fighting to derail the charter.

Mehdi Hafedh, director of the Iraqi Center for Development and International Dialogue, said his latest survey showed that Iraqis are exhausted by the continuing violence and that most are hoping the new constitution will be a first step toward the restoration of order.

(Via ATC). In other news, the Iraqi parliament, fearing Ann Althouse’s wrath (as all must), has removed a controversial provision on ratification.

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