The Forward is making its final election projections. We predict at least 31 Jews will serve in Congress and Brad Sherman will beat Howard Berman in their hotly contested race.
Jewish candidates are involved in some of the meanest, dirtiest races of the 2012 election cycle.
Cross-posted from J.J. Goldberg’s blog.
O.K., so how bad was it for the Jews? Not as bad as for Democrats in general. A few Jewish lawmakers were defeated, a smaller number of new ones were elected. A quick look at who’s in and who’s out offers some intriguing insights about the current state of American Jewry. As Yogi Berra once said, you can observe a lot just by watching.