Israeli Pilots' Favor for Lapid May Just Be a Vote Against Attacking Iran

Most voters at air force-base polling stations preferred Lapid over Netanyahu. Is this because they are more moderate, or because of the implication of the premier's threats against the Islamic Republic?

During this past term in office, Prime Minster Benjamin Netanyahu evinced great affection for the Israeli Air Force. He enjoyed being photographed with planes and pilots and posted a picture of himself on Facebook with the women of an aircrew in flight overalls. The air force has also enjoyed generous budgeting during Netanyahu’s time in office, accelerating the military preparations for bombing nuclear...