Once Elections Announced, Olmert was Irrelevant - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Mark of Lewiston
    • 17.12.09 | 08:51 (IST)

    Once the elections became scheduled, Olmert could have offered the moon and all the stars and the entirety of the West Bank and Gaza and Jerusalem and it would have been irrelevant. Actually once the elections were hinted at because of the corruption allegations. The Knesset would not have endorsed the offer, ever. Abbas knew this. Olmert made himself irrelevant. Netanyahu was elected as the ultimate not-Olmert, just as Obama was elected as the ultimate not-Bush.

    from the article: Haaretz exclusive: Olmert's plan for peace with the Palestinians
    First published 03:11 17.12.09 | Last updated 15:17 17.12.09
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