Thursday, March 19, 2015

Israel’s Leftist Losers

March 19, 2015 by Daniel Greenfield 9 Comments

For thousands of years the Jews dreamed of reclaiming their country. The left had another dream.  It dreamed of a country run by bureaucrats that worked only three days a week. It dreamed of unions running monopolies that worked whenever they liked and charged whatever they wanted. It dreamed of children raised on collective farms without parents and of government as a Socialist café debate.  Most of all it dreamed of a country without conservatives. It still hasn’t gotten that wish…..In Tel Aviv however, the Labor coalition and Meretz, the two major leftist parties, took nearly half of the vote. Amos Oz’s daughter told Haaretz that everyone in the left had been upbeat because everyone they knew was voting for the left. Now the leftist elite is once again forced to come to terms with the tragedy that much of the country doesn’t want to hand over land to terrorists, live on a communal farm or turn over the country to Marc Rich’s lawyer and his American backers who make Slim-Fast and KIND bars......To Read More.....

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