“Many millions of dollars were wasted in a futile effort to wrest away a few percentage points of Jewish voters away from the Democrats and into the Republican camp.”
The result? Almost 70 percent of Jewish support for Obama.
In Israel, a shadowy organization called IvoteIsrael claimed that an exit poll showed 85 percent of Israel’s expat American voters, more than 100,000 strong, supported Mitt Romney.
But further investigation revealed that the so-called exit poll was in fact comprised of stubs left in drop-boxes strategically installed in religious neighborhoods. And IvoteIsrael, upon investigation, appears to have ties to a Republican operative in the United States.....
“It seems it is not such a good morning for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu,” Yishai told reporters early first thing Wednesday morning.
Others, who may themselves be jockeying for Netanyahu’s job, lost no time in attacking the prime minister for playing favorites with Romney.
In an unusually blunt statement on Israel Army Radio, former ambassador Dan Kurtzer scolded Netanyahu for “unecessarily endorsing Romney — something unprecendented — and causing tension in relations between the two nations. He shouldn’t have done it. There was no reason for this.”
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