The logic is faulty. There are two parties that are capable of playing the role of counterbalance to Netanyahu. They have clear and progressive platforms and leaders who have not been discredited in the public eye. Why would their followers be attracted to someone with the credibility of a fox, like Barak. His only chance of returning to parliament and entering the new cabinet is through American machinations.
from the article: Israeli lawmakers: Netanyahu-Barak 'crisis' merely a political spin