Palestinians comprise 17% of the Israel population. Proportionlly they should have garnered 20 MKs!. This would have reduced the # of MKs in other parties and forced different coalitions. Any 'leading' party trying to cobble a coalition without partnering the Arab parties would have failed miserably because of the disparate political agendas of the Israeli parties. Perhaps this realisation will hit a chord with the Arab electorate come next election.
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