Stan Greenberg and Arthur Finkelstein are both architects of two of the biggest election flops Israeli politics has ever seen. First of all, let’s get things straight: these elections results show that the two evils - corporate capitalism and the occupation - will continue to reign supreme. Yet, there are a few bright sides: mainly, Israel seems to be a bit less fascist. Just a tad. For example, Aryeh Eldad and Michael Ben Ari will not be in the Knesset (as of 99% of vote counted). Good riddance. Also, there will be many more women in parliament than before, and…Read More... | 4 Comments
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