Netanyahu and the Israeli Political Circus

Netanyahu's decision to part with finance minister is the strangest thing that's happened during coalition negotiations thus far, for what is politics if not the question of who to take money from and who to distribute it to?

Some very strange things happened to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on the way to forming his next government: There was the political boycott of Habayit Hayehudi leader Naftali Bennett, then the flip-flopping on whether to include the ultra-Orthodox parties, and the courting of Labor Party leader Shelly Yacimovich. But the strangest of all has got to be Netanyahu’s willingness to part with the position of...