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Israel Fails to Form Government, 3rd Elections In One Year Edge Closer

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Israel Fails to Form Government, 3rd Elections In One Year Edge Closer

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On November 20th, Israeli Blue and White Party Leader Benny Gantz announced that he had failed to form a government was returning the mandate to Israeli President Reuven Rivlin.

he Blue and White Party leader said that he “turned over every stone” in his efforts to form a national unity government based on “respect, morals and values,” but the Netanyahu-led 55-seat Right-religious bloc stood as an obstacle in his way.

“There was a bloc in the way that cared about the good of one person,” he said, referring to Netanyahu. “It was trying to prevent Israel from having a government led by those who won and want political sanity and stability.”

Gantz accused the bloc of behaving undemocratically, “to prevent the citizens of Israel for more than a year from having a government led by the party that won a clear majority. No one has the right to deny the nation its choice. No one has the right to say ‘my personal interest comes before theirs.’

Most of the nation chose to weaken extremists, and most of the nation chose to go a different way than Netanyahu. I won’t be a partner to forcing an extremist agenda on most of the nation that chose otherwise,” he added.

He repeatedly said that Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his government acted out of personal interest and not for the good of the nation.

He accused Netanyahu of “leading [Israel] down a dangerous path that will have a high, historic price, and you are responsible for it.”

In response, Netanyahu released a video answering Gantz and accusing him of various things in response.

“Benny Gantz, it is not too late,” Netanyahu said. “Come sit together and announce still tonight that we are forming a unity government. This is what Israel needs. It is forbidden to drag Israel into additional elections.”

He called on Gantz to abandon Blue and White’s 2nd Yair Lapid and to form a unity government with Netanyahu, who also urgently needs immunity to avoid criminal proceedings against him.

Furthermore, Netanyahu said that Benny Gantz was looking to form a unity government with Arab members of parliament, calling them “terror supporters.”

It became impossible for Gantz to form a government when Yisrael Beytenu leader Avigdor Liberman ruled out helping to establish a minority government backed by the Joint List.

“We won’t enter a government backed directly or indirectly by the Joint List,” Liberman said.

Liberman also blamed Netanyahu for not giving up his bond with ultra-Orthodox parties, and ruled out joining a narrow right-wing government with Shas and United Torah Judaism.

But he said that he still hoped a third election within a year could be avoided. He expressed hope that a unity government could be formed in the next three weeks, when any member of parliament can form a coalition.

“If we are dragged into elections, it will be because of a lack of leadership,” Liberman said.

In usual Israeli conduct, whenever there is a significant internal political issue, an external issue that threatens the country’s security “accidentally” appears out of nowhere. Thus, it wouldn’t be unlikely that some “Iranian threat” or attacks are reported soon, or that some issue with Hamas or Islamic Jihad is escalated, simply to show that the people need Netanyahu’s leadership.

A 21-day period begins now, when every MP can be nominated for the Prime Minister post and needs 61 votes out of parliament’s 120 seats to attempt and form a unity government. If that fails, Israel will have its third elections in a year, which would exacerbate the country’s obvious political crisis. Such an outcome also puts Netanyahu under threat of being indicted.

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  • verner

    isn’t ittime to get rid ofthat hitler-copy netanyahu – the illegal settlement israel and netanyahu have done more damage to the world than hitler and his gang ofcrooks managed.

    • Barba_Papa

      I hate Netannutjob with a fiery passion bordering upon death and even I think that is kinda silly. Hitler and his gang set a whole continent ablaze and murdered millions. Netannutjob kinda pales in comparison as he only set Syria ablaze, and the hundreds of thousands of deaths there STILL pale into insignificance to the millions murdered by herr Hitler. And for all its war crimes against Palestinian civilians, the IDF still has a long way too go before it can approach the behavior and crimes of the Wehrmacht and SS. Both in savagery and scale.

      I know its fashionable to forever drag herr Hitler and his bunch into everything these days, but lets not glamorize Netannutjob any more then the sack of shit that he really is. Just your average crackpot dictator trying to hang on to power. Only via ‘democratic’ means.

      • verner

        basically they have emerged from under a stone and have the same outlook -evil and then more evil. hitler had the humiliating truce from paris to work with and was prepared to settle old scores and return the harsh reality with interest – netanyahu had a gifted country to take care of and failed in every respect, rather than befriending his neighbours he set out to kill and steal and take over the entire palestine. in the background for these two failures you will find the unhinged states of A that a) demanded severe and harsh terms and conditions for the germans in the paris truce of 1918 and b) the jewish thievery and murdering in the occupied palestine has been overseen by the unhinged states of A.

        otherwise hitler is just a measure of the evil present day leaders are measured against, no more no less.

  • <>

    Gantz will win, wait and see.

    • Barba_Papa

      I hope so. It probably won’t matter one damn bit as far as Israeli policies are concerned but it would be nice to see Netannutjob’s ugly mug on the news again.

      Then again he has survived loss of power before, so I wouldn’t be so quick as to count him out. He’s like the villain of a bad TV show, doesn’t matter how often he gets defeated he always comes back.

      • <>

        He won’t escape jail, and we will punish him in the coming elections. And Gantz will crush Hamas and all the other terrorists, trust me Bibi is better for you but bad for Israel.

        • Mike

          Your delusional as shit, as soon as you Israeli bed wetter start taking casualties, you will cower back to your illegal homes. Just like in 2014, you little fagot.

          • <>

            why areyou keep saying faggot all the time? are you secretly faggot yourself? are you part of the “community”? it’s ok if you are.

          • Mike

            Nah, its a fact that most Israelis are fagots including you, you know you have taste for boys, its an Israeli trait to be bunch of perverts. You most like participate in the Gay marches in Tel-Aviv you little chickenshit. Iron zion more like iron bullshit.

          • <>

            Mike wanna dance with me on the truck? we can both dress in skanky clothes!

          • Mike

            Well thanks for admitting what you are as far your sexual peccadilloes, now you just got to admit, your an tough talking internet warrior who wets himself at the sound of a fire cracker.

          • <>

            Mike please dance with me, I need you!

          • Mike

            To bad I have interest to going that American tax payer funded shithole called Israel. Also you wouldn’t want to meet me for real.

          • <>

            oh no :(

          • Mike

            I would ask you to come here, but you’re just lowly paid minimum wage paid troll. You are to broke to travel from your Tel-Aviv shithole.

        • gryzor84

          Yeah same promise came from some guy called Olmert that also ended in a cage, and led to a humiliating failure for an overarmed and overwhelmingly superior IDF that got its ass handed to it by Hezbollah guerrillas with no airforce or even armored divisions, bumping Merkavas like candy, for the whole world to see and the Winograd report to detail in full, + a lot of testimonies from retired IDF veterans. As I said, please, do it again. I prey for a Gantz with you, if that means the same kind of moronic militaristic attitudes. Oh and also, please attack Iran directly as well, I need to see IDF pilots paraded in cages through Tehran, Ispahan, and Shiraz.

    • LR captain

      he better, cause in history every time Israel becomes internally divided because of politics it get wiped off the map. first by Babylon then Romans. Honestly a civil war would be horrid thing right now.

      If 15% of the IDF are willing to shoot Red cross members for helping children. Right now when there is still central command that can still court marshal them.

      Just picture what things would be like in civil war. A loose leash is better than no leash.

      • <>

        Well I dont know if we get that far, but certainly it’s no a good situation. One man is dragging this country down, but today he was stopped. Check my link.
        https://www.bbc.com/news/world-middle-east-50508399

        • Mike

          Your still posting, they must pay you by the amount of garbage post each time.

          • <>

            Why do you think anyone pays me? I just like to fuck with ya all.

          • Mike

            How else does an unemployable loser like you get paid, I suppose you peddle kiddie smut like much of you Israelis do.

          • <>

            Don’t worry about my incomes man, I have a good life :)

          • Mike

            No you don’t, that’s why post here. It’s you government and American tax payer paid income, set at minimum wage.

          • gryzor84

            the very need for that sentence and to mention it smells strongly of the contrary lol, such a typical moron.

          • LR captain

            you are an IDF officer Israel does kind of pay you

          • <>

            Only when they call me to service, that is when I actually wear the uniforms when I’m needed :)

          • Mike

            The only service in internet trolling.

          • Mike

            Bwah, whinny Israeli

          • gryzor84

            oh please , please do ! rush to the front-lines at the very first occasion, and pick those with Lebanon, so that we get rid of you quicker ;-)

          • <>

            Trust me, when I wear the uniforms and go to battle, you don’t wanna be my enemy :)
            But sure, I’ll take your offer, just waiting for Gantz to start an operation.

          • Mike

            You wear a diaper,.

          • LR captain

            here is question would Israeli allow the Palestinian defense brigades to attack Gaza if the Palestinian authority wanted to?

          • <>

            Sure, they can take it as far as I care.

          • Mike

            You fake tough guy persona is pathetic.

          • LR captain

            no i mean let them pass through Israeli territory? I’m Israel would allow them to call down air strikes when needed.

          • <>

            That would be a good suggestion, as long as they are escorted to the front line by the IDF and coordinate the attack with us. Sure.

          • Mike

            Armchair warrior talk, how fake you are.

          • LR captain

            i got to go now. heading to a peppers meeting later. were gonna be learning how make medicine from local plants and herbs. Nice talking to you

            ps if never hurts to be prepared for when the nuclear bombs drop.

          • gryzor84

            Lol spoken like a true armchair warrior, good on you mate ! Btw when you say battle you mean when you wield an assault rifle with heavy armor behind you and massive air-cover above against slingshot wielding Palis, carefully walking through rubbles of a flattened district, taking down a few survivors and getting back home safe and sound ? oh, and thanks for taking me up on the offer. I’ll pray harder even though I’m no believer, I’ll make an exception for you. #OnToBeirut xD

          • <>

            With pleasure :)

          • Mike

            Can’t think of more wannabe Rambo rants there.

          • gryzor84

            the man’s a joke, seriously.. I concede I didn’t expect him to get that low so quickly…

          • Mike

            He is fake tough guy internet warrior, yet its still pathetic anybody would brag about killing civilians regardless, iron zion is sub-human trash.

          • gryzor84

            at this level, he is just funny, honestly… I rarely come accross such caricature, he has game in his own way !

          • Mike

            I have a hunch like many an Israeli, he gets paid for the post after all the poverty rate in Israel proper is over 20%. Despite all that aid money they get from uncle Sam, at tax payer expense, funny how they call Israel a developed country yet it needs aid. Oh well its an employment program for losers like iron zion.

          • gryzor84

            yeah, and it actually crossed the 31% for children again this year, it’s been up fro previous year, steadily increasing to the current level and counting. The bulk of the foreign aid from both the US and even western Europe is massively sucked into their military-industrial mafia anyway, how would it benefit the average citizen in need after all. What would you expect from a textbook racist garrison-state anyway.

          • Mike

            31%, yikes that’s over third worse then the U.S. I guess that aid is also pocketed by their politicos personal accounts, its a Zionist banana republic.

          • gryzor84

            Yeah, politicos like Nutty-A-Yahoo himself, first in line, even hated by his own fascistic former-followers like our armchair paid troll friend lurking around and posing like a teenage tough guy. That speaks a lot as to the level of the governing class in that shrinking country..And the OECD even blamed them for not being compliant with the minimum social requirements of its member-states. not that including non-European Israel and its many certified and documented violations of rights made it a valid candidate to join it in the first place.

          • Mike

            Also, I just remembered how corruption is used by Zionist owned Western media to tar countries we don’t like or are trying to overthrow. Yet little Israel stuffed to the gills with corruption always get a free pass. Not a shinning beacon of politics for the rest of middle-east to emulate, even though they always brag about being the only democracy BS in that region.

          • gryzor84

            yeah that’s pretty much the political running gag ever since Zionism became a thing in US government circle. Courtesy of the 73 war and some war criminal called Kissinger.

          • Mike

            True that.

          • gryzor84

            oh you kill unarmed civies with pleasure ? be my guest man, I’ll just point ouf the criminals afterwards. Actually your very cheap teeny-geeky nickname looks a lot more like a Counterstrike clan than even an armchair general though, I’m in a bit of a doubt :D I really do want to take you seriously you know ? that’s all the more chances for your to meet a well-deserved fate . But you look so fake even then, it’s hilarious :D

          • <>

            Well then man, I guess you would just have to wait for it to start :)
            If you don’t see me here messing with you, then I’m probably out there.

          • gryzor84

            Or dead yeah, that is of course, assuming you actually have the guts to go and fight a more balanced battle than usual, with foes actually able to fight back with harder weapons than slingshots :-) We’ll see , I’ll wait, rest assured.

          • Mike

            Start what, you would cowering in the basement while rockets fly, bragging on the internet that your tough, shows you are really a chickenshit.

          • S Melanson

            In my post above I have taken a stand in opposition to the personal attacks you are subjected to. If some label me a troll or Jew lover or whatever, do not care. This is a stand on principles that Are important to me.

            Please continue to post.

        • LR captain

          those wealthy business men the one who fund settlements if they had their way all of west bank be settled by Israeli by now.

  • Lazy Gamer

    The man is trying to prevent his criminal prosecution. lol Isnt there some govt post sweet and secure enough for one of the two to give way?

  • Mike

    Iron Zion another piece of trash from Tel-Aviv, in American tax payer funded putting Israeli retards to work program, by being shitty trolls.

  • S Melanson

    Please stop the attacks on Iron Zion.

    The reason to have comment sections is to share diverse views, not drive off people that have viewpoints different from our own. Do we want only people that think alike and act as cheerleaders for each other?

    We are becoming a self-censored groupthink clique that repeat the same things preaching to the choir. But it is those that hold different views we want to reach out to with dialogue that may change how they see things (and we accept they may alter our views) – if we just drive them away, we are essentially trolling them. Are we so afraid of being corrupted by alternative POV we have to silence others? That is not a sign of strong character, it is weakness.

    We can be better than that.

    • Jakke1899

      Yes, indeed! A minimum degree of decency in the level of comments is needed.