the average israeli is aware of the alliance between the marxists, the islamists and the palestinians within the country. this alliance has the effect of pushing people to the right. the qassams have a similar effect. add to that the antisemitic ravings aimed at the state from around the world, and you have a real dialactic. however, it must be pointed out that livni's refusal to join a national union government has aggrevated the situation.
Preliminary report: Palestinian stabs man near Damascus Gate, Jerusalem (Haaretz)
from the article: Peres to Haaretz: Probe of Leftist NGOs harms Israeli democracy