Politics: Looking down from the political peak?

29.10.2011                      01.Cheschwan. 5772                       Rosch Chodesch 2, Noach

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Politics: Looking down from the political peak?

Binyamin Netanyahu goes into the winter session of the Knesset soaring in the polls, but there are plenty of potential pitfalls ahead.

Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu will address the opening meeting of the Knesset’s winter session Monday at what may be the peak of his political popularity, following his successes at the United Nations General Assembly and in bringing home Gilad Schalit and Ilan Grapel.
In both his UN speech and the Schalit and Grapel deals, he acted as the leader of a consensus of Israelis, earning praise from the Left without significantly harming his political base on the Right….