Netanyahu never won more than a quarter of the vote, and the 75 percent who reject him are the 47 percent who reject Romney. Both groups are incorrigible, they cannot be persuaded, for Netanyahu they are lost, as his friend from America explained in despair to their common donors.1 comments
Yossi Sarid is a commentator and columnist for Haaretz newspaper, and lecturer at the Interdisciplinary Center in Herzliya. He is the author of six books.
During his 32-year tenure as a Knesset member, Sarid served as Education Minister, Environment Minister and leader of the Opposition as well as a member of various parliamentary committees. Sarid was also the head of the Meretz party from 1996 to 2003.
Sarid was born in 1940 in Rehovot, pre-state Palestine. He is married to Dorit; they have three children and five grandchildren.