What happens if all Pals vote in Jewish parliament?? - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Pablo B
    • 25.06.07 | 23:25 (IDT)

    "every citizen of the two states between the Mediterranean Sea and the Jordan River would be able to choose which parliament to vote for, regardless of his citizenship." If every Pal/Arab citizen between Jordan and the Med votes in the Jewish parliamentary election, wouldn't that become the single state solution? Why would they vote in a Palestinian parliamentary election when the Palestinian parliament would be powerless to override a decision made by the Jewish parliament? No taxation without representation. Basic US principle of representative democracy. Why would people vote in a race to elect people without any power, when they could overthrow the traditional Israeli power structure from within instead? Even without an absolute majority, it would soon become impossible to form a majority ruling coalition without either including the Pals or including almost every Jewish party on both the left and the right. That is a recipe for deadlock Katz WANTS his name on this?

    from the article: Call to Order / Israeli citizens, Palestinian parliament
    First published 00:00 25.06.07 | Last updated 00:00 25.06.07
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