So they turn down the Observant Jew for the creator of the Jerry Springer show? It sounds as if they do not want our President Obama to support Israel during the UN vote on Palestinan statehold? This was a punishment vote from a Democratic demographic that votes conservative. One thing the article left out. This district is about to disappear. New York loses two congressional seats soon and this is one of them. So the disappointment is only temporary.
Al-Qaida militants begin to pull out of two towns in south Yemen (Reuters)
from the article: New York's District 9 hands Obama a Jewish 'thumping'