Huge Gap in Support for Israel Between Democrats and Republicans

Clarice Feldman
Although Democrat flunkies like former Congressman Wechsler persuaded their Jewish constituents that their party stands firm behind Israel, the latest Zogby poll finds that there is a significant divide, with Republicans being far more supportive of Israel that Democrats are:

Zogby poll for the Arab-American Institute:

* 42% of Democrats had a favorable rating of Israel compared to 92 of Republicans resulting in a 50% gap between the parties.
* While the gap is higher in this poll, the finding is consistent with a recent Gallup poll that had 53% of Democrats with a favorable view compared to 80% of Republicans.

Although Democrat flunkies like former Congressman Wechsler persuaded their Jewish constituents that their party stands firm behind Israel, the latest Zogby poll finds that there is a significant divide, with Republicans being far more supportive of Israel that Democrats are:

Zogby poll for the Arab-American Institute:

* 42% of Democrats had a favorable rating of Israel compared to 92 of Republicans resulting in a 50% gap between the parties.
* While the gap is higher in this poll, the finding is consistent with a recent Gallup poll that had 53% of Democrats with a favorable view compared to 80% of Republicans.