|Sunday, September 21, 2008|
|Background: Tzipi Livni adopting "Balls of Steel" as her image for campaign|
Background: Tzipi Livni adopting "Balls of Steel" as her image for campaign
It isn't clear if Tzipi Livni is following the recommendation of her PR team
On Friday she took a vocal position calling for PM Olmert to resign ASAP.
Today she vetoed delaying Olmert's resignation until after President Peres'
In fact, Livni has even said that if she can't put together a coalition
It's a win-win situation for Livni:
The odds of putting together a coalition after two weeks with a deadline are
If she succeeds she can smirk, with the same glee that Sharon did, at the
If she fails, she goes to elections with the story that she doesn't put up
And having this story is very important for the media.
Because otherwise Tzipi Livni's story is pretty thin.
Her ideology - what we know of it - doesn't appeal to most voters.
Her track record as foreign minister is basically limited to the failed UN
With a "balls of steel" story and a cooperative media, she may be able to
Dr. Aaron Lerner, Director IMRA (Independent Media Review & Analysis)
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