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Tag: Presidential Race
January 3, 2013 | 12:33 pm
April 10, 2012 | 4:46 pm
Our Israel Factor panel was never overly generous with candidate Santorum - as you can see in the graph below. The panel thought Santorum was too hawkish, too religious. No one would doubt his support for Israel, but such support is apparently not enough.
February 3, 2012 | 5:05 am
If you haven’t seen it yet, the PEW Forum on religion and public life just published a new analysis of party identification by religion. The bottom line, as far as Jewish voters go, is pretty clear: “Even Jewish voters, who have traditionally been and remain one of the strongest...
January 4, 2012 | 2:43 pm
Israel Needs Evangelical Support
Bill Boyarsky engages in character assassination when he implies that the real reason so many Evangelical Christians support Israel is out of a sick desire to see the Jews killed or converted at the end-of-times (“Taking the Pro-Israel Pulse of GOP...
April 3, 2008 | 6:00 pm
April 3, 2008 | 6:00 pmI am a right-wing Jew who doesn't trust "moderate" Palestinians, who believes the peace process is a charade orchestrated by weak leaders with personal and political agendas, and who is repulsed by the way the United Nations and a large part of the world unfairly singles out Israel...
March 27, 2008 | 6:00 pm
March 20, 2008 | 6:00 pmIn the end, it was not the lies about his religion, but the truth about his religion that may have irrevocably splattered the image of Barack Obama.
Democratic presidential front-runner Obama survived a malicious viral e-mail campaign that he was a Muslim. But can the populist...
December 13, 2007 | 7:00 pmLast week, Karl Rove, the architect of George W. Bush's election victories, offered Barack Obama free advice on how to defeat Hillary Clinton.
In that spirit, I'd like to offer you my six-pointed plan on how to win the Jewish vote in '08.
What makes me such an expert? I'm no Karl...