Has the Right Wing Lost the Magic Touch?

After years of political hocus-pocus, Shas party leader Aryeh Deri and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu can't seem to find the rabbit in the hat.

He’s back, the suspension from politics for moral turpitude behind him, and shuffling the cards like a magician. His admirers have made his past disappear and his future lies ahead of him. Not only will he scoop up a fistful of seats in the election, becoming prime minister is within his reach.