Since Prime Minister Netenyahu has fired Yair Lapid and Tzipi Livni for undermining Bibi, the recent poll numbers of the direction of where Israel is going suggest a major shift to the right is taking place. Early polling has begun. While Isaac Herzog and Tzipi Livni claim they are forming a unified center left coalition, Tzipi has not confirmed her position.
If such a merger becomes a reality, the Labor-Hatnua alliance would produce a combined 24 seats in the Knesset. So they claim. The consensus of recent polling data shows that Yesh Atid, Yisrael Beiteinu and Hatnua are bound to lose seats. In reality, the concept of a successful alliance between Herzog and Livni is non-existent.
The fighting over the 2015 budget, taxes, defense and the economy are all on the table and suitable causes for each of the parties to debate upon. However, there are members of the Knesset…
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