You can't pick and choose when you want to be holier than thou about coalitions. It has never been the case in the Knesset that dissenters from inside the coalition were booted out. If anything, they are the tails that wag the dog. But apparently not in the city. Barkat has been a settler man from the start.
Clashes between IDF and protesters in Bethlehem and East Jerusalem (Reuters)
from the article: Mayor defends plan to raze Palestinian homes in East Jerusalem