Though he's occupied with Iran, the U.S. Congress and the gas deal, the prime minister is also thinking about the next elections – and a large right-center bloc he would lead to victory.
What was Akunis thinking when backing ban on journalists expressing opinions? It was only after the resounding slap he got from Netanyahu that he came to his senses.
The disparity between the prime minister's words and deeds became apparent once again this week, in his failures with regard to the Iran deal and the natural gas accord.
There was no security breach in what the former defense minister said about how an attack was thwarted; what has suffered is mainly Israel’s image as a well-run, normal country whose leaders are capable of keeping a secret.
The Likud Central Committee bugs Netanyahu no less than the Iran agreement; passing the natural gas deal worries him no less than being at the mercy of Dery on one hand and Lieberman on the other.
Both Justice Minister Shaked and Culture and Sports Minister Regev were embarrassed themselves this week on Facebook, when they reacted to the High Court ruling on the anti-Infiltration Law.
Since the world won't be bound by what Congress decides on the Iran deal, someone in the PM's cabinet should wake up and ask whether he isn’t dragging Israel into a dangerous place with his off-the-rails conduct.
How do you get Netanyahu to approve new housing units? You threaten soldiers. That is the lesson learned this week from the demolition saga of two West Bank structures.
Defense Minister Ya'alon is taking the blame for everything the government is forced to deal with, just like Livni did in the previous government.
Opposition leader Herzog inched closer to the center this week, while Meretz's Zehava Galon decided to come to terms with breaking an age-old taboo.