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    • Jack
    • 05.02.13 | 00:02 (IST)

    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.

    from the article: Netanyahu confidant says Yair Lapid is 'drunk with power'
    First published 16:13 04.02.13 | Last updated 16:13 04.02.13
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