Interesting. Seems like Republicans spend a fair amount of time telling us how the Israelis dislike Obama and would prefer a Republican president. As it turns out, the Israelis themselves have different ideas:
Obama actually does better against Romney when you only ask Israeli Jews (leaving out the Israeli Arabs).President Barack Obama and Mitt Romney are running in a dead heat - with Israelis, according to a new poll.
In a general election match-up, 29 percent of Israelis would support Obama, while the same percentage would prefer to see Romney elected the next American president, according to a survey of 500 Israelis conducted by Professor Shibley Telhami, the Anwar Sadat Chair for Peace and Development at the University of Maryland and a senior fellow at Brookings, in conjunction with the Dahaf Institute in Israel.
Obama had notable leads against the other three GOP hopefuls: 33 to 18 percent against Rick Santorum, 32 to 25 percent against Newt Gingrich, and 32 to 21 percent against Ron Paul, the poll found.
Read more: Obama, Mitt Romney too close to call -- in Israel - POLITICO.com
It also seems that only a tiny minority of Israelis think that Israel should go it alone against Iran.