Forget the pre-election spin from enthusiastic Israeli lefties and despondent righties. At the voting booths, it’s still anybody’s game — and a surprisingly low turnout could be the real story.
In Israel, election day is a holiday. And in Tel Aviv, voters traditionally hit the beach after they go to the polls.
In Beit Hakerem, a historically liberal neighborhood, Israeli voters were far from united about whom to support. But most wanted to make a statement by ousting Benjamin Netanyahu.
The West Bank settlement of Har Homa is a right-wing stronghold. Voters admitted being torn between trying to save Benjamin Netanyahu from defeat — or backing smaller parties to his right.
From David Letterman’s Monday night monologue, a news update explaining where things stand in the Israeli election. It works best if you read it out loud.
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