November 21, 2011

How Not to Win the Jewish Vote

Michael Medved, USA Today

If Republicans hope to draw Jewish support away from Barack Obama in 2012, they must first confront the real reasons Jews vote so differently from other Americans. Most obviously, any successful strategy should drop the groundless notion that candidates win backing in the Jewish community based primarily on support for Israel.

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TAGGED: Israel, Republicans, Barack Obama


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