Republican presidential wannabe Fred Thompson says he is worried about a long-term American presence in Iraq.

So are most of the American people, according to polls.

And so are just about everyone out there except for President George W. Bush and the dwindling few who still think he has a grip on reality.

Thompson Wary of Long-Term Iraq Presence – DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Republican Fred Thompson warned Saturday that suggestions the U.S. could maintain a long-term presence in Iraq “would not be a good development,” and he conceded that mistakes were made that are only now being rectified…. [Political news from The Associated Press]