Jewish Democrats Abandoning Obama for Romney, Economy, Israel
Israel News Agency
York, New York --- October 4, 2012 ... Jewish Democrats who have
voted for Democratic Presidents in the past four Presidential
elections are now jumping ship and plan on voting for the economic
and foreign policies advocated by US Presidential candidate Mitt
INA poll, which was released after the first Presidential debate
last night where Mitt Romney clearly buried a depressed and nervous
Barack Obama, illustrates that over fifty percent of all democratic
voters are now either unsure or committed to voting for the Romney
Jews have always picked the liberal side due to their own history
of suffering," said Joel Leyden, Director of Jews4MittRomney.com.
"American Jews have always perceived the Democratic Party
as being more sensitive and understanding to human issues. But
after four years of no hope and no change, of unemployment at
its worst rate in over 30 years, and with Israel being threatened
with nuclear weapons by Iran, the Jewish vote is now going through
an historic transition."
Barack Obama was badly defeated in his first televised Presidential
debate last night. Obama faced a confident, knowledgeable and
aggressive Mitt Romney who was not intimated by the President's
Romney took control of the first debate and won it handily on
both substance and style," said Republican Jewish Coalition
(RJC) Executive Director Matt Brooks.
night Americans saw the real Mitt Romney, not the caricature of
the negative attack ads and biased media reports. They saw Romney
in command of the facts, secure in his principles and demonstrating
the leadership and competence that has been missing in the White
House for nearly four years."
Romney made his case effectively on taxes, jobs, protecting
the middle class, and health care. But he also gave voice to the
enduring values of America, showed how far we have strayed from
them under the Obama administration, and pledged to turn America
back onto the path of economic growth and opportunity for all.
All of US major media from CNN, FOX and the New York
Times to AP, USAToday and the LA Times agreed
that Obama was "rusty", "depressed" "not
familiar with the issues" and "passive" when confronted
by an articulate Romney.
is not used to being challenged in public," said Leyden.
"He used master sales skills and was the right person at
the right place using the right race card when running for his
first term. American Jews as all Americans are now suffering.
The lack of employment, homes being auctioned by banks, members
of the US military not being allowed to vote and recent college
graduates joining the unemployment lines have made everyone nervous.
When one looks outside the US they see the Middle East in turmoil
and America's most loyal ally - Israel - being ignored by the
for Mitt Romney has opened on the Internet and promises to
answer many questions that Jewish democrats may have about Mitt
Romney. As the Facebook groups states: "Republicans also
have a heart. A very large and caring heart for Americans. We
believe in enabling people, not making them dependent on government
services. But if they need government services - they will be
Obama can ignore Israel's Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and
Jewish children carrying gas masks in Israel but he can't ignore
the US public," said Leyden.
1, 2009, Obama said that his presidency would be a one-term
proposition if the economy did not recover in three years.
As Romney, a documented success in making Massachusetts thrive
as governor and US businesses prosper and grow as one of America's
most respected business leaders, said last night - the President
may own his own airplane and house, but he does not own the facts.
The facts illustrate a failed President who has made many promises
and has kept none."
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