Skip to comments.Obama Polling Worse Among Jews Than Any Dem in 32 Years
Posted on 09/15/2012 8:07:10 PM PDT by smoothsailing
September 15, 2012
You have to go all the way back to Jimmy Carter in 1980 to find a Democratic candidate who’s polling worse among Jews than Obama is. And that’s no coincidence. Carter scored big numbers against Ford in 1976 only to lose a major chunk of Jewish supporters after four years of pro-Terrorist policies that undermined Israel and security and stability in the Middle East.
Obama reportedly scored 76 percent of the Jewish vote in 2008. Carter picked up 71 percent in 1976. By 1980, Carter was down to 45 percent. The latest polls show Obama down to 59 percent among Jews.
No Democrat has ever won the White House with that low a share of the vote. The Democratic candidates who scored that low, Carter in 1980, Dukakis, Mondale, McGovern, Adlai Stevenson, were all losers who went on to lose the election. To find a Democratic presidential candidate who won less than 60 percent of the Jewish vote and still won the White House, you have to go back 96 years to the election of 1916 where Woodrow Wilson had 55 percent of the Jewish vote against 45 percent for Republican Chris Evans Hughes. And that was considered a very close election.
The Jewish vote does not determine elections, but it is a sign of the loss of support. Romney is taking a Reagan sized bite of the Catholic vote and is within 4 percent of matching Reagan’s numbers among Jews.
Jewish people and the Democrats who crap on them. Never understood that one.
It is amazing that it is that high right now.
Nevermind the Jews. How could any clear thinking, tax paying, human vote for this man?
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That’s because there are two kinds of Jews, the ones who care about Israel, and the ones who could care less. The Jews who could care less are the ones who vote Dem
But then maybe he does and the media and media polls don't reflect it.
It’s about time. Now, if only the blacks and the Hispanics wake up...
Yes. But if the majority aren’t voting for him, it’s being hidden by the powers that be and the liberal media. I can’t imagine why anyone would vote for this empty chair. Like Rush has said, to lose this election in and by itself may not destroy America but what is more frightening is that a majority (or close to it, probably aided by voter fraud) speaks louder for America. But at that point, this wonderful country will cease to exist as we know to know it. It will be Amerika. God help us.
1912: Wilson, Roosevelt, Taft and Debs: The Election That Changed the Country
James Chace, Joel H. Rosenthal
I’ve got to think Romney is doing better than we are being led to believe by most news sources, even those who show him slightly ahead.
When I see an article like this that compares Romney’s support from Jews and Catholics to Ronald Reagan’s, I think we are looking at a landslide come November. :)
We currently have a president who clearly sympathizes with nations who wish to wipe Israel (and Jews) off the face of the earth. A president who had no time to speak with the Prime Minister of Israel in a time of grave crisis, yet has time to do the Letterman show and yuk it up with radio DJs (i.e. Pimp with a Limp) and yet apparently 59% of Jews are still voting for the guy!
Somebody needs to explain this to the rest of us.
...1916 where Woodrow Wilson had 55 percent of the Jewish vote against 45 percent for Republican Chris Evans Hughes.In 1912 Wilson rec'd a minority of the popular vote, but the largest plurality. Socialist Eugene V. Debs didn't run that year; it may be worth a look to see what his Jewish support had been in 1912, Debs polled strongly in NY state. By 1920 Wilson had seen to it that Debs was in prison. After WWI and his trip to Paris, Wilson's health problems didn't dissuade him from tacitly seeking a third term at the 1920 convention, but the Demwits weren't havin' it. OTOH, Debs ran again, from prison, receiving nearly a million votes.
I agree. If this plays out across the board we are in for a real treat come Election Day. Reagan carried 44 states and garnered 489 Electoral Votes!
You are so right. One of my doggie park friends who is Jewish and a pubbie told me that he and most Jews in our area consider Israel to be an issue of little concern to them. I will not judge this. But I do wish it was different.
Dennis Prager wrote a good column about the reason Jews (and blacks) vote Democrat...
This helped me understand it a little better...
LOL, me too Jaz!
At the very least the margin of victory has to be beyond the Obots ability to cover with dead voters and other Chicago tactics.
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