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    • Michael Steiner
    • 19.10.13 | 13:56 (IDT)

    After a half decade of achieving absolutely nothing, Netanyahu is riding high in the polls. I guess Israelis are not bothered by endemic poverty, total inertia on the question of religious institutions' role in Israeli civic life, continual incidents of women shoved to the backs of buses and people attacked for doing something "prohibited" on shabat -- sorry, "shaabes" --, the annual decline of Israeli pupils' core academic performance, settlers running riot in the Wild West Bank, various sectors persistently and arrogantly mooching off the state and contributing nothing, and continuing head-long toward a single-state "solution" by obstinately refusing to do even a bare minimum to facilitate any peace-process movement. Sounds great! >.<

    from the article: Lapid's losing ground, Deri can't get a break, and Netanyahu's rising in the poll thanks to Iran
    First published 11:17 19.10.13 | Last updated 11:17 19.10.13
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