The Prime Minister is Wide Awake
“We call upon the Prime Minister to wake up!” the people at the demonstration following the brutal murder of Ori Ansbacher called out.
“He is very awake,” I said to myself.
But out of respect for the (apolitical) gathering, I did not say that in my speech.
He is very awake and aware of the fact that all those shouting there, with the exception of the ZEHUT voters, are all deep inside his pocket.
He is very aware of the fact that after he embraced Arafat, was willing to surrender the Golan Heights, gave Hebron to the PLO, released thousands of terrorists, supported the Expulsion from Gush Katif, was defeated at the Marmara, surrendered to the Iranians, destroyed Amona, destroyed Netiv Ha’avot, destroyed the Ulpana neighborhood, destroyed homes in Ofra, destroyed outposts, froze construction, surrendered on the Temple Mount, was defeated in Operation Protective Edge, pays protection money to the Hamas and is preparing the division of Jerusalem with Trump – he is very aware that just this morning, the head of the New Right party committed to endorsing him – and only him - for the premiership after the elections.
There has never been a leader like him, who is so beloved by his constituents even after he repeatedly slaps them in the face.
So why should he make a change to what is working so well?
He is very aware that the Land of Israel is very important to his electoral support base. But that tribalism and defeating the Left is even more important to them.
Our Prime Minister is actually very awake. And for that reason, the murders – and the privileges afforded the murderers – will continue.
“How can you say that the rightist bloc doesn’t interest you at all?” a childhood friend who was expelled from Gush Katif asked me yesterday.
“Have you forgotten what party expelled you from your home?” I answered.
Our prime minister is wide awake.
For the sake of the Land of Israel and the security of its people – it would be best if he went home to get some sleep.