Israeli election: the view from outside
The far-right Sweden Democrats party shows a race to the state's coffers between old Swedish women with walkers and veiled Muslim women. Swedish television stations refused to air the broadcast. But this is not Sweden.
We sat down together to watch the election ads, my partner, the Swedish reporter and author Catrin Ormestad, and I. She is writing on the Israeli election for Svenska Dagbladet, Sweden's second-biggest newspaper, and for some time now she has been annoying me with the question, "what is this election of yours about?" I have no (good ) answer to give her. We went to a few election rallies, we met with a...
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