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Electioneering

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May 2, 2012 22:53

The odds are that after the elections, we will be back just where we now are.

Yair Lapid at first Yesh Atid conference

Yair Lapid 370. (photo credit:Ricardo Mallaco)

If Israeli voters – the onlookers in our political arena – paid discerning attention, they would have noticed a surreal spectacle Tuesday. Just as one political aspirant – Yair Lapid – entered the fray, another contender – Tzipi Livni – proclaimed her exit. It almost looked synchronized, as if one hyped political wunderkind replaced the other neatly and instantly, leaving no gap in the overnight-star category.

In many ways Lapid and Livni seem to be cut from the same cloth. They subscribe to no clear creed or set of values. Indeed, it’s hard to pin down what they stand for. Though they profusely laud their self-professed principles, they rarely, if ever, elaborate.

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