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    • David Turner
    • 03.01.07 | 16:40 (IST)

    I dont like airing dirty underwear in public but... Israeli politicians may be the only constituency in the state finally achieving one of the underpinnings of a successful policy of integration into Israels neighborhood: grab it while its there, and to hell with the people. Corruption was probably the unifying issue which resulted in Fateh losing to Hamas. All Israeli parties, from Haredi to Labor chow down at the trough. Together they comprise the Ruling Party, equivalent to Fateh-in power. But unlike Palestine, Israel does not have an opposition party to vote in. The result is alienation of voters, especially the young, increasing yerida because those who lead are the image of greed. And the dirt appears overseas, and serves to discourage aliya. Israel needs to return to Zionism, protector to Israelis, home to all Jews in need. Corruption is anti-Zionism. The corrupt deserve prison, not political office.

    from the article: Something is rotten in the state of Denmark
    First published 00:00 03.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 03.01.07
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