Israeli Pollsters Said Likud Would Lose, Netanyahu Stormed It

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Back in March Israeli pollsters were forecasting that Likud’s Binyamin Netanyahu would lose seats and be out of government. In the event he defied the pundits predicting his political demise – which was taken as a virtual given only days before – and gained seats. So whomever you are nervously backing in this allegedly knife edge election, you can take comfort from the fact that pollsters do get it very wrong.daveisrael

After running a “it is him-or-me” style campaign putting a stark choice before the voters Bibi stormed it. Arguably both Cameron and Miliband have made the same “make your choice” play, who though is really more likely to emulate Bibi? Ed made the choice out to be mainly about values, Dave’s campaign made the choice about character and leadership…


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