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Our Dying Democracy. Who Did God Vote For?

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It’s Tuesday morning and God is sitting rather uncomfortably on His heavenly throne reading a daily newspaper. It is today’s edition of the daily Ha’aretz newspaper and His eyes are fixed upon a well-written article by Yossi Verter, “Netanyahu is More Desperate and Dangerous Than Ever Before”.

God is smiling but it is not a smile of joy. Like our esteemed president Reuven Rivlin, God cannot be happy with the election results and therefore with the law which declares the candidate with the most support of the voters be handed 28 days in which to form a new government. Bibi is doomed to fail.

Recognizing our dying democracy in the hands of a criminally indicted prime minister, even God is powerless to intervene. He is therefore trying to console the electorate with soothing words. “If after four elections you did not succeed, try again for the fifth. And if that too should fail, try for a sixth…maybe even a seventh. If Israel is the laughing-stock of the democratic nations of the world what difference will a fifth, sixth or........

© The Times of Israel (Blogs)

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