Hotels stand on former party headquarters ground. Except in Arab communities, posters were absent. Once they hung from balconies and trees everywhere.
"Where are the flyers that used to be dropped from the sky and covered the ground of our youth? Where are the cars with their blaring loudspeakers?"
Tourists arriving had no idea about election season. They had to ask or be told to know.
"How lacking was this election campaign in great ideas; how shallow and empty of ideals."
Netanyahu was the only issue - "what he wears and how he looks." What about what he stands for? What about great harm he caused Arabs, Jews, and regional neighbors?
What about prioritizing peace, rule of law principles, and real democracy. What about social justice, supporting Palestinian rights, and a nation fit to live in? What about doing what's right, not wrong?
"Thank God it's over," Levy and Levac said. "(S)noozefest" substituted for substance."
Maybe next time something will change. Maybe Israelis will decide it matters.
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