Netanyahu is no Thatcherite
Not only has Netanyahu failed at advancing Israel’s middle class, his entire political career has been built on exacerbating the country’s social divides.
LONDON − Acolytes of the late British prime minister are called Thatcherites in the English press, but in Hebrew the word is Thatcherist. Benjamin Netanyahu is routinely branded a Thatcherist by his Israeli rivals. But while there are some similarities between the prime minister’s financial policies and the program pursued by Margaret Thatcher, who passed away on Monday in London, Thatcherism is much more...
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