Israeli elections have no legitimacy whatever.
by Stephen Lendman
They fast approach. They're sham elections. Except for more contesting parties, they replicate America's illegitimate process.
Voters get little choice. Ideological extremists run Israel. Rhetoric alone separates candidates. Policies are hardline. Hypocrisy substitutes for democracy.
Israel's current Knesset is its most hardline ever. It trashed rule of law principles. It enacted repressive anti-democratic laws. It fast-tracked Israel toward tyranny.
It targeted free expression and assembly. It supports accelerated settlement construction on stolen Palestinian land. It prioritized what no free society should accept.
Upcoming elections promise worse. Coalition religious/secular extremism dominance is assured. Belligerence and neoliberal harshness are prioritized. Israelis aren't wise enough to choose better. They'll get leadership no one should accept.