Is it supposed to be bad? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yerushalmi
    • 07.11.10 | 10:35 (IST)

    State doing things that are in the interest of majority of its citizens... Somehow when everyone else does it, it's natural. When Israel does it, it is evil. Elected leaders have an obligation to the voters to do what they declared in the platform under which they ran. It is called democracy. If someone considers this to be bad, they can either vote for parties that are against that platform, or start their own party. Israeli voters have spoken. And they are going to speak again in a few years. Somehow I don't think they are going to change their mind...

    from the article: Full Haaretz expose / How the state helped right-wing groups settle East Jerusalem
    First published 00:32 07.11.10 | Last updated 00:32 07.11.10
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