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.
Syrian troops sieze village above rebel-held parts of Aleppo (Reuters)
from the article: Netanyahu confidant says Yair Lapid is 'drunk with power'
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