Lieberman is a populist, and is perceived as a "Strongman". What else do you need? Add to this the "russian vote" and - very important - the general atmosphere in Israel after the second intifada, the second Lebanon war and the rockets from Gaza. But this development in Israel is not irreversible. And now - Lieberman should resign. Other leaders should step forward, and good change will grow in Israel, again.
from the article: The destructive reign of Avigdor Lieberman