Tuesday, January 22nd, 2013
This is the big question asked by Israel’s middle class, the same sector on whose behalf I am going into politics. Where’s the money? Why is it that the productive sector, which pays taxes, fulfills its obligations, performs reserve duty and carries the entire country on its back, doesn’t see the money?
— Excerpt from a column by Israeli politician Yair Lapid, whose biconceptual Yesh Atid Party fared surprisingly well in Israel’s parliamentary elections.