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    • Jacob Bryce
    • 27.11.12 | 12:30 (IST)

    We all know that Kadima / Yesh Atid / Labor / Livni have no chance in the elections, running on their own. It's also clear that their egos are too strong for them to unite into a single party. Could they instead enter into a "unity agreement" but run as separate parties in the election, a coalition agreement which would provide that the leader of the coalition party which receives the largest number of votes in the election becomes head of the coalition? Their leadership would be objectively determined by their voters - avoiding the need for them to have to agree. If this were to occur, the parties together could have a chance against Bibi/Lieberman; and the very fact that they would have a chance would draw many people out to vote. Perhaps if several political journalists would all write about such an idea, it could gain some traction in public debate - and then perhaps...

    from the article: Livni's return to politics ahead of Israel elections is an act of anti-leadership
    First published 11:03 27.11.12 | Last updated 11:03 27.11.12
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