# 66 Cipora, you are dead wrong on that one.... - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Swiss (Dino)
    • 10.03.10 | 10:47 (IST)

    It is exactly in a democracy, where the political leadership respresents the will and the character of a majority of the people. Unlike in a dictatorship, where you can argue, that the governement doesn't necessarly represent the attitude of the people. In the case of Israel, you can make the point (as S does), that the governement doesn't represent the character of every single Israeli, but the Netanyahu governement definitely represents the character of a majority of Israelis 2010, otherwise they wouldn't have voted him and his fellow right-wingers into office last year....

    from the article: Yishai: Sorry for distress over East Jerusalem plan
    First published 03:04 10.03.10 | Last updated 12:31 10.03.10
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