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  1/13/2013, Shevat 2, 5773

Lapid: Netanyahu’s Policy Collapsing Before Our Eyes

The government’s economic policy “is collapsing before our eyes,” the Yesh Atid party said Sunday, as it was revealed that the 2012 deficit was much larger than had been predicted. “The Prime Minister erred in thinking that raising taxes for the middle class over and over would solve the deficit problem,” a statement from the party said. “In practice, taxing the middle class and small businesses just strangles Israel’s economy.”

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