Israel Losing Democrats, ‘Can’t Claim Bipartisan US Support’: Top Pollster

Three quarters of highly educated, high income, publicly active US Democrats — the so-called “opinion elites” — believe Israel has too much influence on US foreign policy, almost half of them consider Israel to be a racist country, and fewer than half of them believe that Israel wants peace with its neighbors. These are among the findings of a new survey carried out by US political consultant Frank Luntz.

Luntz called the findings “a disaster” for Israel. He summed them up by saying that the Democratic opinion elites are converting to the Palestinians, and “Israel can no longer claim to have the bipartisan support of America.”

He said he “knew there was a shift” in attitudes to Israel among US Democrats “and I have been seeing it get worse” in his ongoing polls. But the new findings surprised and shocked him, nonetheless. “I didn’t expect it to become this blatant and this deep.”

– Read more: Israel losing Democrats, ‘can’t claim bipartisan US support,’ top pollster warns – Times of Israel

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  1. Democrats have always been on edge about the Israel Lobby and the Zionist style of government. Now they are totally disgusted with Mr. Netanyahu and his murderous machine.
    His disregard of our POTUS treating him like a child of no consequence and denigrating every move he make in a peace process with Iran. Going so far as to spy on secret meetings of the negotiating partners. That was a very dumb move.

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