When Netanyahu succumbed to the early election demands and agreed to September 4, he said his action will lead to stability. A day or two later a poll by Haaretz found that 48% would vote for him in the new elections, which means he would not be worse for tear or wear. But now he has taken this drastic step to evade early elections. What gives?
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from the article: Haaretz poll: Israelis see Netanyahu, Mofaz motivated by political gain