Skip to comments.Shaked Slams 'Chauvinistic' Likud Campaign
Posted on 01/02/2013 4:08:07 PM PST by Eleutheria5
Jewish Home candidate Ayelet Shaked responded on Wednesday night to the Likud party's planned campaign targeting supposed "anti-women" candidates in her party.
"The Jewish Home has three women in the first 12 spots on its list, while the Likud has one woman in these spots," she said. "We are the only party in Israel in which women were elected not because of spots reserved for women on the list, but because of their efforts and actions."
..."Thanks to this chauvinistic campaign by [Likud Beytenu adviser] Arthur Finkelstein, we'll also be able to get Gila Finkelstein, who is on the 18th spot on our list, into the Knesset. We suggest to the Likud that it look for its opponents elsewhere, and not be drawn into a chauvinist struggle against women."
(Excerpt) Read more at israelnationalnews.com ...
I.e., Likud has set-asides similar to affirmative action. Ergo, Likud is left wing.
Jewish Home candidate Ayelet Shaked responded on Wednesday night to the Likud party's planned campaign targeting supposed "anti-women" candidates in her party.Sound familiar? Sidebars:
The poll shows Naftali Bennett's Bayit Yehudi party hitting 18 seats, tied for second largest party with Labor and shows the Otzma Leyisrael Party, led by MKs Aryeh Eldad and Michael Ben-Ari, as getting six seats in the Knesset.
Disclaimer: Opinions posted on Free Republic are those of the individual posters and do not necessarily represent the opinion of Free Republic or its management. All materials posted herein are protected by copyright law and the exemption for fair use of copyrighted works.