Analysis: Likud vs. bereaved families – a lose-lose situation

Facing bereaved families, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu found himself in an impossible situation in the Knesset State Control Committee.

Prime Minister rime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu found himself in a lose-lose situation in the Knesset State Control Committee on Wednesday – and his attack dogs from the Likud only made it worse.

Faced with crying, bereaved parents who pleaded with him to accept State Comptroller Joseph Shapira’s criticism of his performance during the 2014 Operation Protective Edge, Netanyahu had two options: demonstrate complete empathy, which would look like an admission of guilt, or argue with the parents, making him look heartless. Continue reading

 

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