The dramatic headline of this election: Israel is not right wing
Netanyahu and Lapid complement each other, if the two of them can get the better of themselves, conquer their evil inclinations and build mutual trust, they could be a pretty good leadership team.
The election results are first and foremost personal results: One candidate (Benjamin Netanyahu) failed humiliatingly, and another candidate (Yair Lapid) triumphed magnificently. Now the two of them will have to work together and form a government. Likud-Beiteinu succeeded in defeating itself via Yesh Atid, and turned its unchallenged rule into history.
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