The Israelis get President Obama.

They understand that his basic worldview is in league with those who view Israeli as an oppressor. And they know it means something that he has failed to visit the nation until this month, mistreated their prime minister, made the 1967 borders the starting point of negotiations with the Palestinians, and dumped Egypt’s Mubarak while opening the door to Islamists, with whom he now thinks he can work.

Jewish voters in the United States don’t get it, but the Israelis do.

A new poll of Israelis finds that just ten percent have a favorable view of Obama, according to Politico. Ten percent.

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