THe political center is always the comfort zone for electability. All US presidential candidates become centrist as they approach the elections. But there is no constituency in the center. It's usually a non-ideological bunch of people who are disgruntled with the political system. Yair Lapid's challenge is to make that bunch a constituency. That is a tall order in Israel where party platforms are nullified to accommodate a minority party to create a government. Can Lapid convert his TV personality in to political protectzia?
from the article: Could Peres opt for Yair Lapid to form Israel's next coalition?