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Israel Election 2022: A Bloody Boxing Match Between Israel's Two Best PR Men

Bennett's premiership failed because he had no vision beyond Bibi. In contrast, two of Israel's most skilled raconteurs – Netanyahu and Lapid – will make the upcoming election campaign about nothing short of preventing Israel's very destruction

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Prime Minister Naftali Bennett failed because he had nothing to say. Bennett climbed to the Prime Minister's Office while nimbly skipping over politicians who are more experienced, charismatic and popular than he, but from the moment he took office, he had no vision or idea what to do there. That's why he made do with implementing, in a more orderly and less vociferous manner, the policy of his predecessor, Benjamin Netanyahu, while leading the ministers and the senior civil servants "from behind."

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