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    • John
    • 31.12.11 | 04:51 (IST)

    I can understand a law where a former gov't official cannot be a lobbyits for a period of time, but where is the rationality that a journalist can't enter politics ntil after a year has passed. Is there some advanyage he has from being a journalist? I don't get it? To me this really makes Israwel look like a backward country, the kind of law I would expect in Zimbabwe or a similar corrupt 3rd world country.

    from the article: Netanyahu is losing the fight against the ultra-Orthodox on all fronts
    First published 06:10 30.12.11 | Last updated 06:10 30.12.11
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