Foreign Minister Yair Lapid gave journalist Ofira Asayag a description of what seems to be...

The Lapid-Bennett government is learning that apolitical politics is a myth – Haaretz

Foreign Minister Yair Lapid gave journalist Ofira Asayag a description of what seems to be his view of the ideal “user experience” for Israelis in their role as citizens. “It seems to me that people are watching the news less,” he told her with satisfaction, as if he were nearing his goal. “The government isn’t a daily event in its citizens’ lives.”It’s easy to understand what he’s getting at. Under former Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, politics became a reality show (Realitypolitik) and the Knesset almost turned into the house on “Big Brother.” Just like in a reality show, “colorful” characters …

 

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