Creating an Opposition Party - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark ben Josef
    • 23.11.11 | 11:20 (IST)

    The biggest obstacle to creating an opposition is that the Israeli government is patterned after small town-USA governments that have no single member districts. Everybody represents everybody and therefore nobody gets represented. If there is a contest for Haifa's representation in the Knesset, Haifa's interests might be represented. And the interests of Haifa are not always the same as those in Sderot.

    from the article: In pursuit of American-style democracy, Israel lost its way
    First published 02:17 23.11.11 | Last updated 02:17 23.11.11
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