For the first time, Democrats sympathize more with the Palestinians than with Israel, poll finds
March 24, 2023
WASHINGTON (JTA) — For the first time, a poll by Gallup found that Democrats are likelier to sympathize with Palestinians than with Israelis, though a majority of Democrats have a favorable view of Israel.
Asked, “In the Middle East situation, are your sympathies more with the Israelis or more with the Palestinians?” 49 percent of Democrats sympathized more with the Palestinians and 38 percent sympathized more with the Israelis. An additional 13 percent, according to the poll, sympathized with neither, both or had no opinion. It was the first time since at least 2001 that more Democra...