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    • Ehud
    • 06.05.10 | 14:16 (IDT)

    With all due respect to an obviously smart and telegenic person who has shown ability in campaigning - is this now the only quality and test required? What are Clegg's achievements, other than campaign achievements? Did he excel in public service, did he run a successful business and provide work for employees? Or does he, as Gordon Brown put, only know to act like a gameshow host. The same journalists who a year ago asked who will be "the next Israeli Obama" (another politician who hasn't accomplished anything except shoving 2000 pages of a health reform bill pdown the throat of the Us public) are now fantasizing about Clegg. I am afraid in the end we will see - it is just another ampty suit!

    from the article: Who will be Israel's Nick Clegg?
    First published 01:26 06.05.10 | Last updated 01:26 06.05.10
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