Skip to comments.A ‘resistance’ coup just defeated Israeli democracy
Posted on 03/27/2023 10:48:05 PM PDT by Eleutheria5
JNS) After months of increasingly strident mass protests against his government’s plans to reform Israel’s out-of-control and highly partisan judicial system, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu appears to have given in to the pressure. He said he was going to be “delaying judicial reform to give real dialogue a chance.” But it’s highly doubtful that this will merely be a timeout that will help his supporters regroup and enable opponents to calm down and accept a compromise on the issue.
On the contrary, Netanyahu is waving the white flag on judicial reform—and everyone knows it. And since the ultimate goal of the protests was not just preventing legislation from being passed but to topple the government, it’s far from clear whether the prime minister can long stay in power after this humiliation since his allies are shaken and his opponents won’t be satisfied until he’s ejected from office.
Whether that will happen remains to be seen. But the one thing that is clear is that the consequences of the events of the last months go far beyond the future of the Israeli legal system.
Netanyahu’s announcement is leading to celebrations on the Israeli left as well as among their foreign supporters, especially in the Biden administration and liberal Jewish groups. And they have good reason to celebrate. The anti-Bibi resistance was able to sell the world a false narrative about their efforts being nothing more than a successful effort to defend democracy against the efforts of would-be authoritarians who wanted to create a fascist theocratic state.
But the notion that an uprising of the “people” has stopped a “coup” by Netanyahu and his allies is pure projection. .....
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There’s the “D” word again.
It shows up everywhere.
It doesn’t mean what they think it does.
Example: the Norks call themselves the “Democratic” People’s Republic of Korea.
And China calls itself the Peoples Republic of China, which
is a mislabeled name also.
It’s a Democratic government, in complete control of the
lives of its citizens.
At least North Korea is more honest about what it truly
Democratic People’s Republic...
Whoops, not as honest as I had firth thought huh.
I’m not a big Bibi fan, but this is a sad day. The woke idiots and Biden administration pushed this. We will see where it leads.
“Activists” always win over what the general population wants. For them losing an election is just a small bump in the road.
They have many other ways to get what they want.
In a very real sense, activists rule the world.
Very risky to reward bad behavior and give the bad guys a win.
But there could be something we don’t know.
It looks like anarchy might have won out.
Israel has a loooong history of turning away from righteousness.
From listening to Amir, he seemed to indicate the pro Bibi protest, was bigger than the anarchists.
Holding a snap election would legitimate his moves. Thumbs up or down. If he gets his majority, the losers haven’t a leg to stand on.
I wouldn't equate any secular leader of any nation with a Biblical prophet.
Look at every single nation on earth that has “democratic” in the title. All are brutal communist nations.
The Left over there may have learned how to rig elections, and the corrupt judicial branch would help.
There are only two things that will create an ideological world where only radical Islam and Communism will exist. The overthrow of Israel and the removal of the Second Amendment. I wonder what a global Islam vs Communist war would look like, for the few seconds before the nukes fly.
Bibi is being “Trumped”.
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