MK Binyamin Netanyahu declared Tuesday morning that the Likud was returning to its principles.
He told Army Radio that Prime Minister Ariel Sharon had essentially left the Likud two years ago, but now the party will return to its roots.
He attacked Sharon's vision of democracy, saying that the prime minister's new party would be one of marionettes.
Netanyahu noted that Sharon had been planning to leave the Likud for awhile, raising funds and secretly preparing.
He claimed that Sharon was essentially establishing a Labor B, and a vote for Sharon would be a vote for the Left.