He’ll be re-elected but his coalition options have narrowed. Yair Lapid looks set to be the kingmaker of the next Israeli government but for Shelly Yachimovich, the third place finish for Labor is a disappointment.
The Likud’s attacks on Jewish Home cost the Right votes. For that Netanyahu has no one to blame but himself.
posted on 01/22/2013 12:25:29 PM PST
(In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
As long as Bibi stays in charge, I can live with a loss of support for Likud. The coalition should hold together as far as foreign policy is concerned. No doubt, there will be some larger differences on domestic issues.
Bibi will hold Obama's feet to the fire on Iran--something the GOP won't do.
posted on 01/22/2013 1:06:41 PM PST
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