Sometimes, OK, more often than that, I think that election campaigns all over the world are no more than con games by scam artists. We really don't know what we're buying, do we?
Politicians actually sell dreams, hope, encourage us to believe the impossible, such as if the government lowers your taxes, it can give you more services.
Israel's Left has been on the "Hope" campaign for decades. Failed Prime Minister wannabe Tsipi Livni is at it again. Somehow she has rich backers who are financing a new party, named for her which is telling the Israeli public that they shouldn't be afraid of the hope that Tsipi can come to a non-violent peace agreement sic with the Arab terrorists who aren't shy about their ultimate aim, the destruction of the State of Israel and the banishment of Jews from The Land. If that isn't a prime example of mind over matter, I don't know what is. That's why she tells everyone "not to fear hope."
ג slurs over the fact they are chareidi. It's hard to catch it in their ad. And for those of us who know how they work, we know that they take care of their own first. The chareidi neighborhoods are densely populated, crowded apartments, lower than average incomes and they need the most help from the government for their elderly.
Livni's The Movement Party and Kadima are the only ones on the Left that is strongly campaigning about
Why should we trust politicians who are willing to say anything just to get elected?