"The American people seem to be getting it. According to a poll released Monday by the right-wing Israel Project, only 51% of Americans oppose a unilateral Palestinian declaration of independence. 54% favor a Palestinian state achieved through negotiations.
"For those familiar with polling on matters relating to Israelis and Palestinians, the results are startling. The percentage of support for the Israeli position is usually in the high 70s, while support for the Palestinians is in the teens. Suddenly there is a major shift, and this in a poll sponsored by an organization that clearly did not want to see findings like these."Like we have said before, there are lies, damn lies and statistics. In this case Mr. Rosenberg is relying on a newspaper article, but we went right to the Israel Project's website (linked by a HuffPoster) and here's what we found:
And in fact if you read more in the Israel Project's results, you will find that his second paragraph is also misleading. He claims that support for Israel is usually in the 70s while support for the Palestinians is in the teens. Is this correct?