Netanyahu Falls Short Of Majority In Israeli Election

Following a contentious campaign that saw the Israeli prime minister playing to far-right voters, exit polls have shown Benjamin Netanyahu’s Likud party trailing the center-left Blue and White party and gains for the Arab Joint List, raising the likelihood of a unity government and a reigning in of the country’s drift rightward. What do you think?

“Have we seriously entered some upside-down world where deep-seated corruption can cost you an election?”

Roseanna Marriott • Sweat Lodge Proprietor

“I’d gloat, but that’s way better than I’ve ever done in an Israeli parliamentary election.”

Terrence Carey • Recreational Manager

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“That has to be disappointing. Or gratifying. I’m not really sure how a parliamentary system works.”

Larry Robin • Retired Negotiator

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