Republicans are celebrating what they say is a major shift in voting patterns among Jews. Bush’s constant use of religious imagery and pursuit of faith-based spending aside (not to mention new questions about whether he really found the afikomen at a Passover seder during the Vietnam era), one recent poll suggested as many as 31% of Jews plan to vote for Bush in the upcoming election (a similar view of Arafat, perhaps?). Interestingly this shift has taken place during a period when several of the Democratic challengers are (in one way or another) Jewish.
. . . Tuesday February 10, 2004