simply say "I'm not the best person for this job". If you put Abbot or Costello in office they would not cede it to anyone. There is not a single leader of a country in the world today who is more than a political hack. Israel's leaders are all group creatures. They are trained to pretend independence while discreetly all playing together. Israel is a stagnant pond even more than America.
Ofir Akunis officially replaces Danny Danon as minister of science, technology, and space (Haaretz)