The world has a difficult time understanding the Israeli version of democracy. It sounds like you elect a lot of people who get together and divvy up the spoils. The top gun only has a plurality, not a majority, and he is already being besieged by someone with even fewer of the people's votes who is bleating that the job will shortly be his.
Spain investigating ex-IMF chief Rato for fraud (Reuters)
from the article: Netanyahu confidant says Yair Lapid is 'drunk with power'