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Choice excluded from the ballot.
by Stephen Lendman
Twenty-four hours and counting. On Tuesday, January 22, Israelis vote. They're as mindless and out of touch as Americans.
Odds favor hardline extremism. Netanyahu will remain prime minister. Knesset members and cabinet officials will reflect the worst of right-wing government.
Palestinians, regional states, and others have cause for concern.
Latest poll number show 63% right-wing coalition support. It's comprised of Likud, Yisrael Beiteinu, Habayit Hayehudi, Shas, and Unted Torah Judaism.
Pollsters asked respondents what issues matter most. Socio-economic concerns by far ranked highest. Nearly half said they determine their choice.
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