Anti-clerical, Right-wing Political Parties - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Howie
    • 26.02.13 | 15:43 (IST)

    A bit of historical perspective may be in order here. Anti-clerical one-issue parties invariably tend to be extreme opportunists, with a right-wing political tilt, and Yesh Atid is no exception. These parties - and their leaders - gain some degree of power by exploiting the (justified) popular resentment of religious oppression, but then display their complete vacuity on any other issues, their extreme opportunism, and their right-wing tilt. Lpaid and Yesh Atid are a textbook illustration of this.

    from the article: Lapid forbids Yesh Atid MKs to go on educational tour with lefty Zionist group
    First published 08:53 26.02.13 | Last updated 03:18 26.02.13
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