Labor leader Shelly Yacimovich said Thursday that the Israeli public is ready for an alternative to Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu, who she called the "most extreme, violently capitalist prime minister Israel has ever had."
In an interview with Army Radio Thursday, Yacimovich said that, despite Netanyahu's poll numbers, Our primary ambition is to change who's in power. Despite the fact that it sounds hard, it's not impossible."
Touting Labor as "the only alternative to the current leadership," Yacimovich said that defeating Netanyahu was her top priority, but added that she would join a Netanyahu-led coalition if given substantial room to improve social justice and economic equality.
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