This just popped up over at NRO (no direct link, so you may have to scroll down), and it’s too good not to share:
First exit poll of actual American votes from Israel shows big McCain winWithin the last hour, the first exit poll of 817 Americans in Israel, who attended U.S. election voting events in Jerusalem and Tel Aviv on Tuesday evening to vote by absentee ballot, has been released.A startling 76 percent of those polled said that they had voted for John McCain. This contrasts sharply with pre-election polls of American Jews in the U.S., which indicate a strong preference for Obama.The exit poll findings of American voters in Israel are all the more surprising because less than one in four were registered Republicans, and 46% of registered Democrats living in Israel said they had crossed party lines to vote McCain. By contrast, the Republican crossover to Obama was minimal – just 2%.
This could be more significant than just the raw numbers would indicate. Jewish Americans have been a solidly and reliably leftist voting block for decades – even as the domestic left became increasingly anti-Israel. This time, the donks may have finally gone too far on this count and worn out this constituency….