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Netanyahu Has Lost Control of His Own Racist Creation

Likud’s primacy is under threat. The rest of the right wing is rushing to reposition itself and appeal to the million Israelis who voted Likud in the last election but may soon become political orphans

Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer
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Anshel Pfeffer
Anshel Pfeffer

Leftists in Israel don’t get that many opportunities for satisfaction, but at least in recent days they could tune in to the morning radio talk shows and hear assorted right-wing mouthpieces arguing over whether keeping Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in power is a justification to form a government with the United Arab List or whether a government led by Naftali Bennett and Yair Lapid would be preferable to relying on “terror-supporting enemies of Israel.”

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