Pushovers don’t die, they are simply replaced by new pushovers, goes the Israeli adage. But in Israel’s Right, the pushovers don’t die and they aren’t even replaced by new pushovers. The Right always celebrates its political victory and in the blink of an eye, its leaders become tools in the hands of the Left.
Menachem Begin surrendered the entire Sinai Peninsula to Egypt and destroyed Yamit and an entire settlement bloc.
Yitzhak Shamir sent Israel to sit in rooms with plastic-covered windows and doors, waiting for Iraqi missiles to explode. For the first time in Israel’s history, he left the state’s security in the hands of the US.
Benjamin Netanyahu hugged Yasser Arafat and gave him almost the entire city of Hebron.
Ariel Sharon destroyed Gush Katif.