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1 Varek Raith  Wed, Jan 23, 2013 11:06:36am

Yep, it weakened the right wing hold on Israeli leadership.
Now Bibi will have to be more moderate.
How terrible!
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2 Aligarr  Wed, Jan 23, 2013 12:45:37pm

Don’t over rate the results .Mostly ALL polls of Israelis show that well more than half [ 62-83% ] BELIEVE peace is not possible with the Palestinians in the foreseeable future. This election was more about the economy . When the Iranians finally do reach a point at which they can actually build a bomb [about 2 years ] and then start testing delivery systems , Iran WILL be the main issue . At present I think most Israelis harbor a small hope that Iran can be dissuaded from it’s present course .When that hope evaporates, Bibi’s point of view will be more acceptable . At the moment drafting the haredi and the economy are bigger issues than Iran .

3 Varek Raith  Wed, Jan 23, 2013 3:21:19pm

re: #2 Aligarr

Don’t over rate the results .Mostly ALL polls of Israelis show that well more than half [ 62-83% ] BELIEVE peace is not possible with the Palestinians in the foreseeable future. This election was more about the economy . When the Iranians finally do reach a point at which they can actually build a bomb [about 2 years ] and then start testing delivery systems , Iran WILL be the main issue . At present I think most Israelis harbor a small hope that Iran can be dissuaded from it’s present course .When that hope evaporates, Bibi’s point of view will be more acceptable . At the moment drafting the haredi and the economy are bigger issues than Iran .

And yet the still voted for a moderate.
Bibi is a wingnut, pure and simple.
;)


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