If you're in Israel today, vote as if your life depended on it. It does. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • CEE Observer
    • 22.01.13 | 15:24 (IST)

    Good luck with this one...... The first duty of a politician is to get elected, the second duty is to stay in office as long as possible, and the third duty is to get re-elected. It seems to this (gentile) outsider that Netanyahu's worldview is compelling him to a vision of security for Israel which involves, almost literally, a virutally complete physical. moral and psychological disconnect from the rest of humanity. The dismissive attitude towards the MANY true and well meaning friends of Israel (and this includes people who genuinely and sincerely respect what this small country has achieved), who counsel a different approach, will eventually alienate those friends. The worldview I have mentioned above risks becoming a self-fulfilling prophecy.

    from the article: If you're in Israel today, vote as if your life depended on it. It does.
    First published 08:37 22.01.13 | Last updated 08:37 22.01.13
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