Bill Kristol Tries to Win Jewish Vote for Romney

Bill Kristol walked up to the debate podium prepared to lose the case for electing Mitt Romney, even before his opponent had uttered a single world. “Every four years, I dutifully accept invitations to debate before Jewish audiences,” the Weekly Standard editor told the American Jewish Committee’s annual confab in downtown D.C. “It’s always a pathetic scene. I have an unmatched record of failures, from 1984 on.” He smiled ruefully as the audience laughed. Jewish voters are a historically Democratic voting bloc, and this election isn’t likely to buck that trend: They currently support Obama over Romney by 61-28 percent, with 11 percent undecided, as the AJC’s moderator told the packed ballroom on Friday morning at the debate between Kristol and Rep. Barney Frank (D-Mass.). But that’s not the only reason that Kristol might feel like he was on losing ground. – Read More at the Wash Post

05/06/2012 12:50 AM by JPUpdates Staff

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