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How Many Times Can They Say Israel Has Turned Right?

How many times can we be said to have turned right? And why are journalists surprised?
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TIME Magazine has Israel turning right (but incorrectly datelined Jan. 28) 

But in February 2009, 4 years ago, we read this in the L.A. Times:

Israel’s right turn
The front-runners in today’s elections have emphasized security over peacemaking

And on  February 12, 2009, the Wall Street Journal had it as Israel’s Semi-Right Turn and explained, “No surprise, given recent events.”
How many times can we be said to have turned right? And why are journalists surprised?
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About the Author: Yisrael Medad resides in Shiloh and is a foreign media spokesperson for the Yesha Council of Jewish Communities.


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