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    • harzion
    • 30.01.12 | 21:30 (IST)

    In Israel all politics and all politicians are right wing. The Labor party are called leftists in Israel but they would be well to the right in any legitimate democracy. In fact, the Labor party is comfortably in bed with the most extreme right wing Israeli government ever. Any nation in which Netanyahu appears to be a centerist is certainly skewed betond all recognition. It is becoming more and more difficult for Israel's surrogates to pretend that Israel is "the only democracy in the mideast". In fact, when questioned concerning Israel any American senator or congressman lapses into a fast prepared statement and then changes the subject. They do not want to talk about Israel unless they are before a primarily Jewish crowd. Then Israel is all they talk about. Thanks to the internet, Israel's image has faded away leaving the harsh reality for all to see.

    from the article: Netanyahu poised to win Likud primaries despite far-right challenge
    First published 21:10 30.01.12 | Last updated 21:10 30.01.12
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