Jews May No Longer Like What the Democrats Are Selling
Although people of the Jewish faith can usually be relied upon to vote that straight party ticket, the Democratic one of course, matters are not so clear this time around.
Before we get to that, we have to deal with an objection to even considering this claim that the Democratic Party can no longer place so much reliance on this demographic. Some say that since Jews make up only some 2 percent of the population, whether, how, and why they vote should not be of any great interest to anyone.
But there are still good reasons to be interested in their voting patterns. Here are some of them.
In a close election, which the one in 2022 turned out to be, every percentage point counts, and Jews have two of them (percentage points, that is). Second, for many years Jews have been, in effect, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Democratic Party, voting for them at a 70–80 percent clip or more. Any significant diminution could thus be felt. Third, Jews are disproportionately overrepresented in occupations that affect the voting patterns of others: the professoriate, Hollywood, the print and electronic media, writers, journalists, editorialists, and more.
“Jews owe an enormous debt to free enterprise and competitive capitalism,” Milton Friedman wrote. Those famous words are still true, and, with the prevalence of wokeism, may well have more impact within the community, for modern elections, than when he uttered them. And yet, he continued, “Jews have been consist
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