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  1/20/2013, Shevat 9, 5773

Yechimovich: Kachlon Appointment a Sign of Panic


Chairwoman Shelly Yechimovich of the Labor party attacked, Sunday evening, the appointment of outgoing Communications and Welfare Minister Moshe Kachlon to chair the board of the Israel Lands Administration. She said, "The appointment of Kachlon to an idle position is payment for his shouting as a fig leaf for the social hell that Netanyahu is preparing if he's elected, Heaven forbid."

Yechimovich added, "It's known that Kachlon quit in protest over Netanyahu's cruel economic policy. This is evidence of the panic in which Netanyahu finds himself because of his weakening [in the polls].