UNDERSTANDING POLITICS IN ISRAEL: THE LIMOUSINE THEORY
How is it that, time after time, the electorate ends up with a gov’t adopting precisely the policy it urged voters to reject?
THE LIMOUSINE THEORY (CONT): IRREFUTABLE ILLUSTRATIONS; EGREGIOUS EXAMPLES
Through their unelected positions of influence and authority, civil society elites shape the political discourse and hence the perceived constraints on decision-makers.
DELUSIONAL, DESTRUCTIVE LEFT VS INCOMPETENT, IMPOTENT RIGHT
Israel faces a twin peril, far more menacing to its survival as the nation-state of the Jewish people than the Iranian nuclear program or a Palestinian state.
THE ISRAELI POLITICAL SYSTEM: HOW IT WORKS AND WHY IT DOESN’T www.jewishjournal.com/israel/article/the_israeli_political_system_how_it_works_and_why_it_doesnt_20100629
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WHO REALLY RUNS ISRAEL?
Martin Sherman explains why Israeli election results are often meaningless