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Gallup poll: No erosion in support for Obama among Jewish American voters
The Hill ^ | 7/5/11 | Michael O'Brien

Posted on 07/05/2011 6:25:03 AM PDT by markomalley

President Obama enjoys strong, steady support from Jewish Americans amid concerns that he faced an erosion in their backing.

A new Gallup Poll found Monday that 60 percent of Jewish Americans said they approve of the way Obama is handling his job, a figure that's relatively consistent with the high level of support he's enjoyed from that bloc this year.

Thirty-two percent of Jewish Americans said they disapprove of the way the president is handling his job, a figure that hasn't really jumped since May 19, when Obama delivered a major speech outlining a peace process for Israelis and Palestinians.

That speech was sharply rebuked by Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, and spurred speculation — especially on the right — that Jewish voters who had been aligned with Democrats might shift their support away from Obama.

That storyline has prompted some coverage, and Democrats have been sensitive to the charge; the Democratic National Committee recently went out of its way to boast that a fundraiser featuring Jewish Democrats in Washington was oversold.

The Gallup Poll, conducted throughout June, has a 7 percent margin of error.


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Extended News; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2011polls; bho2012; bipartisan; catholics; democrats; elections; jewish; jewishvote; jews; liberaljews; liberals; neonazis; nobama2012; obama; pelosi
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What did Mark Levin call these people? Something about self-loathing or something along those lines?

1 posted on 07/05/2011 6:25:08 AM PDT by markomalley
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To: markomalley

It has always been thus...


2 posted on 07/05/2011 6:28:13 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Eh ?)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Always and will remain so; many are uninformed but most are just archliberal (Maude the TV show kind of liberal) beyond even Obama.


3 posted on 07/05/2011 6:29:37 AM PDT by Theodore R.
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Once Omoslem destroys Israel, the American Jews will probably bounce back up to 80% approval.

Every time he sends Hamas money, he gains a point.


4 posted on 07/05/2011 6:30:06 AM PDT by LyinLibs (All moslems are somewhere on the killing-you spectrum)
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To: markomalley

JINO’s.

LLS


5 posted on 07/05/2011 6:31:27 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer ("GIVE ME LIBERTY OR GIVE ME DEATH"! I choose LIBERTY and PALIN!)
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To: markomalley
I find it amazing that the smartest people in the world can be sooooo dumb, and vote in a manner that is absolutely NOT in their best interest!
6 posted on 07/05/2011 6:32:18 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: familyop

Get a grown up to read and interpret this for you.


7 posted on 07/05/2011 6:34:55 AM PDT by The Sons of Liberty (Psalm 109:8 Let his days be few and let another take his office. - Mene, Mene, Tekel, Upharsin)
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To: markomalley
Sad commentary. Most everyone who has delved into the reasons for this blind rat allegiance from Jews ends up scratching their heads.
8 posted on 07/05/2011 6:35:33 AM PDT by JPG (Elect Sarah Palin in '12. America won't get another chance.)
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To: markomalley

How exactly do they poll Jews? How do they know they are Jewish? Is there a master list of Jewish voters?


9 posted on 07/05/2011 6:36:04 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

Permanent dupes of the perennial rookie!


10 posted on 07/05/2011 6:37:04 AM PDT by SMARTY ("Educate men without religion and you make of them but clever devils. " Arthur Wellesley)
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To: markomalley
I had no clue this is how that population segment feels about Obozo. If they still have any neurons firing, how can they possibly justify their support? Man...I really don't get it. If a well-educated social slice of this Republic is that dumb, we're doomed.
11 posted on 07/05/2011 6:37:54 AM PDT by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: markomalley
From the Gallup site: "Monthly results based on Jewish Americans are generally based on more than 350 interviews with a maximum margin of sampling error of ±7 percentage points."

PLUS OR MINUS 7 PERCENT!!

This report is utter bull.

12 posted on 07/05/2011 6:39:14 AM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: markomalley; Eric in the Ozarks; Theodore R.; LyinLibs; LibLieSlayer; wintertime; ...
It seems reasonable that US Jews, who by definition do-not-live-in-Israel.....might not be big Zionists.

They are Jewish. And they will be Jewish whether Israel exists as a State or not.

The two are not at all the same to them.

13 posted on 07/05/2011 6:40:22 AM PDT by sam_paine (X .................................)
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To: markomalley
This is exactly like any other special-interest ‘Rat group. It matters not what the ‘Rat says or does, merely that they have that “D” after their name. In the case of the American Jewish community, they still think they are voting for FDR. It's just blind, lemming-like obedience.
14 posted on 07/05/2011 6:42:18 AM PDT by chimera
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To: NativeNewYorker

All polls have a statistical margin of error. The results are still valid.


15 posted on 07/05/2011 6:42:55 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: markomalley

Jewish Democrat Liberals? .................... “TRADITION”.


16 posted on 07/05/2011 6:43:13 AM PDT by Bringbackthedraft (The storm clouds of war are on the horizon, 1939 is again approaching us.)
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To: econjack

+2!


17 posted on 07/05/2011 6:44:57 AM PDT by jennings2004 (Sarah Palin: "The bright light at the end of a very dark tunnel!")
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

For a long time now, the polls have become “mind altering” tools. Don’t believe everything you read.


18 posted on 07/05/2011 6:45:03 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: markomalley

Who else are they going to vote for?

It wouldn’t be cool to vote for a republican. Just ask Jon Stewart.


19 posted on 07/05/2011 6:46:05 AM PDT by smokingfrog ( sleep with one eye open ( <o> ---)
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To: ilovesarah2012

That was and is my question as well -

what is their definition of a “Jewish voter”?

Someone who has Jewish ancestry and only attends the synagogue as if it’s an ethnic country club is not “Jewish” to my definition, for what that’s worth.


20 posted on 07/05/2011 6:46:16 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: NativeNewYorker

The report is not utter bull because unfortunately Jewish Americans are extremely liberal. It’s always sad listening to Jewish conservatives like Dennis Praeger analyzing “why” Jewish Americans are so liberal.


21 posted on 07/05/2011 6:46:26 AM PDT by Williams (Honey Badger Don't Care)
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To: markomalley

Forehead slap!!!!!


22 posted on 07/05/2011 6:47:02 AM PDT by Don Corleone ("Oil the gun..eat the cannoli. Take it to the Mattress.")
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To: markomalley
Exit polls gave Obama about 80% of the Jewish vote..so his approval ratings in that group have dropped considerably...about 20%
23 posted on 07/05/2011 6:47:21 AM PDT by ken5050 (Save the Earth..It's the only planet with chocolate!!!)
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To: chimera

I think, in the case of Jewish libs, it’s just a matter of defying the Christians.


24 posted on 07/05/2011 6:47:21 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: markomalley

This is beyond Epic Stupid.

This is foolishness on a Biblical level.

Obama is the new Golden Calf.

Unfortunately, today, there is no Moses.

So the Biblically Foolish and Epically Stupid Jews will romp and play all day long with their new Golden Calf, while across the ocean, Israel is murdered.


26 posted on 07/05/2011 6:47:25 AM PDT by samtheman
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To: markomalley

...Facepalm...


27 posted on 07/05/2011 6:47:49 AM PDT by Pearls Before Swine
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To: sam_paine

It seems reasonable that US Jews, who by definition do-not-live-in-Israel.....might not be big Zionists. They are Jewish. And they will be Jewish whether Israel exists as a State or not. The two are not at all the same to them
Why does this "seem reasonable"?

Too many people have drunk from the well of European anti-Israel propaganda, it seems.
28 posted on 07/05/2011 6:48:17 AM PDT by Olog-hai
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To: NativeNewYorker
This report is utter bull.

Do you detect a significant drop in support among Jewish folks? (I'm not talking about Jewish FReepers who are disgusted by him, always have been, always will be; I'm talking about the population in general)

I sure haven't.

29 posted on 07/05/2011 6:49:31 AM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good-Pope Leo XIII)
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To: LyinLibs
Believe me when I tell you there is no one on this earth that can destroy Israel.God promised that and you know I believe him he is the greatest and he will one day destroy these sick creatures here on earth..These Communist Muslims like Obama don't know who they are messing with since they only believe in a pedophile like Mohammad
30 posted on 07/05/2011 6:49:46 AM PDT by PLD
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To: Sacajaweau

No doubt polls can be forced one way or another, depending on how questions are asked.

The American Jewish connection to Liberalism has been reported fairly consistantly over the past 20 or 30 years, so the Obama support is really not surprising.


31 posted on 07/05/2011 6:50:42 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Eh ?)
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To: markomalley

I’m just wondering how long it will be, after the official death of the US, until another free and great nation emerges. We have ceded liberty and self-determination to the greedy, the envious, the slothful, and those who self-identify as ‘intellectuals’. They collectively have harmed more people than is easily imaginable.


32 posted on 07/05/2011 6:51:19 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: Kirkwood; Williams
A sample of roughly 1,000 is the usual minimum for a serious, honest nation-wide poll, along with a +/-3.5% band of uncertainty.

I am excruciatingly aware my co-religionists lean left, but based on other larger polls and my daily interactions, the Gallup poll reads like Soetero propaganda.

Did they make the telephone calls on a non-obvious Jewish holiday, thereby insuring no orthodox Jews were polled? Etc. Etc.

33 posted on 07/05/2011 6:51:43 AM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: markomalley
The Gallup Poll, conducted throughout June, has a 7 percent margin of error.

Then this poll is propaganda.

Note to Gallup: Hope your reputation was worth it...

34 posted on 07/05/2011 6:51:53 AM PDT by mewzilla
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To: markomalley
They will pack their suitcases and obediently get in line and board the trains for relocation, fimly believing that it is all a simple mistake that will be corrected.

They will walk into the showers still expecting a correction.

Thus it has ever been so.

35 posted on 07/05/2011 6:52:08 AM PDT by Redleg Duke ("Madison, Wisconsin is 30 square miles surrounded by reality.", L. S. Dryfus)
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To: sam_paine

This is about more than just Israel. Marxism hurt everyone ( except the oligarchy) in every nation its been tried. Yet....Jews are the smartest people, as group, on earth and the majority vote in the dumbest manner imaginable.

What’s going on here? Could someone explain this to me?


36 posted on 07/05/2011 6:53:00 AM PDT by wintertime
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To: markomalley

They must work on Wall Street and loved BO’s bailouts of their employers. It’s always nice to get someone else’s money.


37 posted on 07/05/2011 6:53:12 AM PDT by kittymyrib
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To: markomalley

Oi Vey! I kvetch everytime I see stat’s like this.


38 posted on 07/05/2011 6:53:32 AM PDT by gitmogrunt
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To: PLD

It’s not going to stop them from trying.

And thousands upon thousands will die in the attempts.

Obama is evil. Plain and simple.


39 posted on 07/05/2011 6:54:20 AM PDT by airborne (Paratroopers! Good to the last drop!)
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To: wintertime
"They" are not the smartest people in the world. The Finns picked up that title a couple of years ago.

"They" may not even be as smart as the top end in China ~ still leaves them at #3 of course ~ but once deposed I suppose that put them in a blue funk that makes them putty in the hands of Obama's handlers.

40 posted on 07/05/2011 6:54:24 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: markomalley

He got 78% of Jewish vote in 2008 and now has a 60% approval rating. That’s an 18% drop then way I look at it. Anyway the blind support comes from what I cal JINO’s, Jews in name only.


41 posted on 07/05/2011 6:55:27 AM PDT by 101voodoo
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To: gitmogrunt
Oi Vey! I kvetch everytime I see stat’s like this.

As I do whenever I see someone using an apostrophe in a plural!

42 posted on 07/05/2011 6:55:30 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

43 posted on 07/05/2011 6:55:54 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

And so it will remain, until the last of the Offen Juden are once again marched off to the ovens. For some reason, my co-religionists are fatally bewitched with collectivism. Given their less than desirable fate under the collectivism of the Third Reich, that they still support the ‘same old, same old’ under Obama leads me to believe the following may be correct:
1. Rumors about the IQ of Jews may be exaggerated.
2. Data regarding the education of Jews may be in need of revision.

PS Jews had no better results with collectivism in Israel, as the sorry results of the kibbutz clearly indicate.

PPS Collectivism not only is ‘Theft’, is kills people.


44 posted on 07/05/2011 6:56:10 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles, Kill the EPA!!!)
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To: wintertime
What’s going on here? Could someone explain this to me?

Yes.

45 posted on 07/05/2011 6:56:28 AM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: ilovesarah2012

Go to any synagogue which is not Orthodox and ask them.

The answers will be a paradox to any American.


46 posted on 07/05/2011 6:57:39 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is essential to examine principles, Kill the EPA!!!)
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To: markomalley
I've seen lots of fall-off in support for Soetero among Jews...the problem is they're idiotically frightened of most GOPers thanks to the successful endless smear campaigns against anyone on the right.

Voting wise, I expect very few of my co-religionists to vote GOP, but their turnout will decline come 2012.

Of course, Jewish vote totals are tiny, and, as noted elsewhere on this thread, it's the huge piles of money controlled by some of my tribe that makes the Dimocrat world go 'round. Those folks are simply circumcised commies, for whom organized religion is a game for morons.

47 posted on 07/05/2011 6:57:51 AM PDT by NativeNewYorker (Freepin' Jew Boy)
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To: markomalley
For what it's worth we saw an OBAMA/BIDEN bumper sticker on a car yesterday.

That's in the Washington DC area ~ and we haven't seen one of those stickers in months.

It looked new.

Obama and his running dog lackeys have LOST the support of several of their natural constituencies around here.

48 posted on 07/05/2011 6:57:58 AM PDT by muawiyah
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To: markomalley

Obama, Israel and the Jewish vote
By JPOST EDITORIAL
07/05/2011 01:52

Obama will undoubtedly continue to enjoy wide support among American Jewry, but this does not mean his Mideast policies will be good for Israel.

Judging from voting trends during the past three decades, Democratic President Barack Obama can rest assured that he will receive a majority of Jewish votes in the 2012 presidential election. Even Ronald Reagan, who was the only modern Republican presidential candidate to seriously challenge Democrats’ dominance among Jews, mustered just 39 percent of the Jewish vote in the 1980 elections. Subsequent Republican candidates have received anywhere from 11% to 24% of the Jewish vote. In the last elections, John McCain received 22% to Obama’s 78%.

http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Editorials/Article.aspx?ID=227928&R=R1&utm_source=twitterfeed&utm_medium=twitter


49 posted on 07/05/2011 6:59:16 AM PDT by KeyLargo
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To: econjack

“I had no clue this is how that population segment feels about Obozo.”

####

It is not just the RaceMarxist.

GENERALLY speaking, this demographic has an inexplicable fondness for Communism in general.


50 posted on 07/05/2011 6:59:52 AM PDT by EyeGuy (2012: When the Levee Breaks)
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