The President stressed his diplomatic efforts over the past four years in the debate, but voters are split over whether he has the respect of foreign leaders. Voters are also divided on whether Kerry has the respect of other leaders – many, though, cannot evaluate him on this.
DOES … HAVE THE RESPECT OF FOREIGN LEADERS?
But while Kerry made strides in his personal evaluations, and Bush held steady, neither did much Thursday night to convince voters that they have a clear plan for dealing with one of the top issues on voters' minds -- the situation in Iraq. 56% say Bush does not have a plan, and 58% say Kerry does not.
DOES … HAVE A PLAN FOR DEALING WITH THE IRAQ SITUATION?