Countdown to Israel's election || Garbage time: The Likud-right-religious bloc ahead by a large margin
It didn't have to be this way. If Netanyahu and Lieberman hadn't joined forces, or if Yacimovich and Livni had, the election results wouldn't have already been a foregone conclusion.
We wanted so much to believe that the last days before the election would be the most riveting, tempestuous and tense period of the campaign. In short: money time. But what we experienced in the past week brings to mind a different term from pro basketball: garbage time. The long stretch when one team is ahead by a large and irreversible margin, the players skitter listlessly on the court and fans glance at...
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