28 February 2021

Benny Gantz won’t quit the election race. Is that for Israel’s sake, or his own?


A mocked and detested Blue and White leader says he’s in it ‘to the end’ so he can rein in Netanyahu’s interim government. In fact, he can do that from outside the KnessetThere’s no getting around it: Benny Gantz has become a despised figure among a great many of his former voters.In March 2020, Gantz broke his main election promise and entered into talks to form a unity government with Benjamin Netanyahu. It’s hard to believe now, but it was a relatively popular move at the time. The country [...]