American Support for Israel -- Can You Hear Us Now? - Yahoo! NewsCOMMENTARY | The Palestinian Authority's bid for statehood via the United Nations is fast becoming the black hole of foreign policy space, sucking in Obama administration officials and providing opportunities to step into the vacuum for Republican presidential candidates.
Through its policy statements and public snubs of Israeli officials, the White House has invited what today has become something of a political disaster for the administration.
President Barack Obama has lost a great deal of support among the American Jewish community, which gave him 77 percent of its vote in 2008. Currently, the president's approval rating among Jewish voters has dropped to 55 percent.