Netanyahu Accuses Left of Using “Massive Funds From Abroad” to Get Anti-Likud Arab Voters to Polls
There are already comparisons written about Churchill and Netanyahu.
The far left in Israel trusts that Obama will get a good deal in his nuclear negotiations with the murderous regime in Iran.
— The Atlantic (@TheAtlantic) March 16, 2015
Netanyahu accused the left today of using massive funds from abroad from left-wing NGOs and foreign governments in bussing Arab voters to the polls today.
From his Facebook page:
Here is the rough translation:
The rule is not the Arab citizens vote in itself, but rather by money supply from abroad of foreign Governments and bring them en masse to the polls in an organized manner and thus distort the will of the voters, citizens of Israel, for the left.
The Jerusalem Post reported:
Funding from foreign governments to get more Israeli Arabs to vote worked, which means all right-wing people must make sure to go to the polls, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu warned Tuesday.
“The right-wing government is in danger. Arab voters are going en masse to the polls. Left-wing NGOs are bringing them on buses,” he said.
Netanyahu’s message, delivered in a video on Facebook, came shortly after the Joint List of Arab parties announced that as of 11 a.m., 10 percent of Israeli Arabs voted, as opposed to 3% at the same time in the last election. After the prime minister issued his warning, the party decided to stop releasing Arab voting numbers.
“We only have you,” a visibly tired Netanyahu pleaded. “Go to the polls, bring your friends and family, vote Machal [Likud] to close the gap between us and Labor [Zionist Union].”
“With your help and God’s help, we will form a nationalist government that will protect the State of Israel,” he added.
MK Ahmed Tibi (Ta’al) responded to Netanyahu’s message that the prime minister is in a panic.
“He is inciting against Arab voters who are taking advantage of their natural and democratic right as citizens,” he said. “Netanyahu and Likud are afraid, and therefore, I call on more and more of the Arab public to go to the polls so Netanyahu will continue panicking. Change is coming.”
Netanyahu later clarified that “what’s wrong is not that Arab citizens are voting, but that massive funds from abroad from left-wing NGOs and foreign governments is bringing them en masse to the polls in an organized way, thus twisting the true will of all Israeli citizens who are voting, for the good of the left.”