“Why do liberals embrace illiberal players in the Arab-Israeli conflict?”

The Left Lost Its Logic On Israel
by Noah Beck
January 24, 2017

Support for Israel among Democrats has plummeted in recent years, a new Pew poll shows, with about as many – 31 percent – saying they sympathize more with the Palestinians than with Israel, which garnered 33 percent support. By contrast, 74 percent of Republicans surveyed sympathize more with the Jewish state. That is the widest partisan gap since 1978. A similar poll last year found a deep divide within the party, with conservative and moderate Democrats favoring Israel over the Palestinians by 53-19 percent. This trend has accelerated during President Barack Obama’s tenure. READ MORE

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