51% of American voters under the age of 35, and 64% of those between the ages of 30 and 40, expressed their disapproval of the weapons presented by the President’s administration. joe biden For Israel in its current war on Gaza strip.
The presence of young people was very prominent in all the rallies rejecting American support for Israel in many American states, which reflects the difference of this segment of voters with Biden’s way of dealing with the situation in Palestine.
According to a report prepared by Al Jazeera’s correspondent in Washington, Bisan Abu Kwaik, an opinion poll conducted by the Conpac Foundation showed that 51% of voters under the age of 35 do not approve of sending American weapons to Israel and supporting it militarily.
Another poll conducted by the American CBS network showed that 59% of voters under the age of 30, and 64% of those between the ages of 30 and 40, take the same position.
One of the young women who opposes the American position on the war told Al Jazeera, “Anyone who continues or agrees to finance the killing of…extermination The Palestinians do not deserve to hold office, because he does not represent my voice or many voices in America.”
Another young man said that the demonstrations, “two years ago, were not this large or this diverse, because the new generation was not raised on traditional propaganda due to the emergence of social media, so we do not trust what our government says, because we see what is happening in Gaza.”
These positions raised questions about whether these votes would affect the results of the presidential elections scheduled a year from now, or even the results of the presidential elections scheduled for a year from now. Democratic Party As a whole.
Political analyst Benjamin Friedman said that he would not be surprised if the opposition that refuses to support Israel continues and we may see larger demonstrations, but he stressed that he does not know the extent to which this group is likely to influence Biden to satisfy wavering voters or the extent of its impact on the elections, because young people often do not agree to vote.
Campaigns on social media – in which influential figures participated – contributed to conveying an image different from what is prevalent in traditional media regarding the issue of Palestine.