Most Hawkish on ISIS? Tea Party Wing of GOP

September 12, 2014 6:51 PM

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Most Hawkish on ISIS? Tea Party Wing of GOP

U.S. military engagement on Islamic State may alter the political calculus for this year’s midterms, but the potential impacts may reach beyond the next few months and into 2016, thanks to a shift among tea party supporters.

In September 2013, 64% of tea party supporters said they believed taking military action against “the Syrian government” was not in the national interest. In this latest survey, 68% of tea party supporters said they believe talking military action against “ISIS in Iraq and Syria” is in the national ...

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