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    • Mark Lincoln
    • 14.10.10 | 04:48 (IST)

    Once upon a time, there was an Israeli Left. In those years, from the early 20th century until the murder of Rabin by the the Israeli right, it was a major force. it was in fact, the force which founded Israel and ruled it from 1948 until the election of Menachem Begin. The left created Israel, the right took it over. Now there is no credible, or even sensible Israeli left. One cannot sense it's existence anymore. Even Haaretz seems determined to pimp the right-wing propaganda line. The Israeli left cannot be sensed by any human perception, it is incapable of showing emotional awareness and response to the threat against it. The Israeli left, if it still exists, is incapable of showing good sense or reason enough to seek it's preservation, much less any role in the nation's future.

    from the article: The man behind Avigdor Lieberman
    First published 02:35 13.10.10 | Last updated 02:35 13.10.10
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