גנץ וסער
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We are approaching the third year in the revolution brought about by the egotists, that coalition of Leftists, Islamists, and opportunists who oppose Netanyahu and the Right and who are guided by one principle – self interest.

Indeed, Gideon Sa’ar is an interesting figure – arguably a man with a principled history as a member of the Right, one of the defenders of the Jewish people and Jewish honor. However, Sa'ar has turned to supporting an unconscionable upheaval of the political order, one which rejects the just and moral principles of all that the political Right symbolizes. This upheaval does not and cannot offer a meaningful alternative, as it is not a unified ideological bloc. It is, instead, a bloc defined solely by its opposition to the the majority of Jewish voters, of Am Yisrael in Eretz Yisrael

How did a bloc, which includes parties opposed to the moral principle of defending and protecting Am Yisrael, succeed in tempting a former member of Tehiya, the great party which gave us the Jerusalem Law, and a faithful Right-winger under Likud? Was it the proffered portfolios of Minister of Justice and Deputy Prime Minister? It is true that the Leftist bloc does indeed tempt faithful Rightists via ministerial portfolios, but it is hard to believe that Sa'ar would abandon his honor for a ministry.

Gideon Sa’ar ran against Netanyahu for the leadership of the Likud party in its 2019 primaries and only obtained 27.5% of the vote. Once again, reality proved Leftist claims incorrect. The Left said that the people were against Netanyahu and that Rightists would abandon him, yet in every single poll and in every single election, it was only by bribing once loyal members of the Right to rebel against the interests of their voters that Leftists managed to stall the clear victory of the Right, preventing the formation of a coalition.

Gideon Sa’ar now says he will not join a coalition with the Joint List, but why does he not question how his new allies even consider aligning with Islamists and Communists?

The truth is, the reason Gideon Sa’ar sold his honor to prevent a right wing government, is his overriding jealousy of Netanyahu and his desire for revenge. He cannot bear Netanyahu – he cannot even bear to internalize the fact that the vast majority of Likud voters support Netanyahu. Within the Right, there is a system of primaries by which the people democratically elect their leaders, and it seems that his own sector does not believe that he is fit or qualified to lead the entire Rightist movement, especially after leaving politics for 5 years

This is a position that with years of experience and dedication to his people, Netanyahu does seamlessly, synchronizing the interests of the religious and secular into a cohesive policy built on the foundation of preserving and protecting the sovereignty of Am Yisrael above any meaningless political squabbles. Netanyahu is not perfect and has made mistakes, but Sa'ar's anger is a personal vendetta.

The Leftists claim that Netanyahu is holding on to power, although it is slipping from his grasp. Yet, if it were not for Bennett, Liberman and Sa’ar, who built their names and political legacies upon the back of Netanyahu’s government but did not get the positions they wanted, there would be no talk of a “political crisis”!

We must not allow the egotists to change their tactics, there is no disavowing their betrayal of Israel by aligning with the Islamists of Ra’am. They are still running on the same platform, undermining the Right and the popular will of the voters. This is no principled opposition, it is a group that has blatantly discarded ideology, recklessly endangering Medinat Yisrael, blocking formation of a functioning, Jewish government. The weeks after Bennett resigned were the proof, if any more was needed, when they refused to join a Rightist coalition and prevent elections.

Is it any wonder they give out portfolios like candy to those who, a year ago, betrayed their own parties?

Think about it. Had Sa’ar won the Likud primaries and rejected the idea of sitting with Ra’am, he would have had to rely on the haredi parties, which is the only way the Right can form a government. The haredi MKs, after all, represent a core constituency. Does that not mean he would have found himself taking on a political role identical to that of Netanyahu?

I plead with my Israeli brothers, do not allow the various Sa'ar types to deceive you, do not be a pawn in their game of blinding the Jewish people. Nothing they can offer you is worth selling our nation. Israel cannot survive if its governments are products of the choices of politicians to whom stability and Jewish unity are worth less than their egos or ulterior agendas.

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