Kadima bolts over draft dispute, shattering coalition after only 70 days

18.07.2012                      28.Tammus. 5772

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Kadima bolts over draft dispute, shattering coalition after only 70 days

Yossi Verter writes that the short-lived Kadima-Likud coalition government made a mockery of Israeli democracy and left both Benjamin Netanyahu and Shaul Mofaz looking bad.

The 70-day-old Likud-Kadima government that broke up on Tuesday was a prime example of political shoddiness at its worst.
Israel has seen its share of unity governments. Some lasted longer than others; some accomplished a great deal and some were missed opportunities. But there has never been anything like this….