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06/10/2008 05:12 am ET Updated May 25, 2011

Poll: McCain Is Wrong, U.S. Should Engage Iran Diplomatically

John McCain isn't just on the wrong side of American public opinion when it comes to Iraq. A new Gallup poll shows that fully 67 percent of Americans believe the president of the United States should meet with the leaders of countries that are considered to be enemies of the United States.

McCain has spent the last several weeks hammering Barack Obama over Obama's willingness to engage Iran diplomatically. Gallup reports, "Although separate Gallup polling shows that few Americans view Iran favorably, and that Iran leads Americans' list of top U.S. enemies in the world, the new Gallup survey also finds high public support for presidential-level meetings between the United States and Iran, specifically."

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