What accomplishments did PM Olmert have? And as far as political survival is concerned, Olmert would have held on for dear life if he could. Barak was the one who demanded his resignation not the sainted Livni. Her concern was her job, Israel was a distant second.
53-year-old Israeli woman lightly wounded by stone-throwing near Efrat settlement (Haaretz)
from the article: It's over for Benjamin Netanyahu