Just Like in Israel - Italy Is Waiting for a New Generation of Politicians

Citizens of both countries know there is no alternative to tough decisions for solving their fundamental problem, but when facing the ballot box most of them prefer parties opposing the solution.

It's very easy, perhaps too easy, to make comparisons between Italian politics and the Israeli political scene. Venerable parties that have long ago lost the faith of their voters, one prominent candidate distrusted by the international community but still attracting the votes of a large proportion of the electorate, as do politically inexperienced TV celebrity candidates.