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Israel Too Democratic

Reader comment on item: Iran's Representative in the Knesset - Haneen Zuabi

Submitted by Dave (United States), Jun 17, 2014 at 21:46

I get the idea that Israel wants to be a real democracy and allow broad-based participation in the Knesset, but incidences like these remind me of the maxim that the "Constitution is not a suicide pact". Neither is the Knesset, although I think some of Israel's liberal elite want everyone to drink the hemlock. Israel's judiciary will probably prevent her expulsion.

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