"This Government Must Go Home"

"This government must go home": this is what Netanyahu and Smotrich demanded after attacks

The archive does not forget: "An attack follows an attack, this is what the loss of security looks like." These are some of the gems that the members of the opposition then and the now ministers of the government told us about the period of the attacks during the Bennett-Lapid government

(Photo: Amit Shabi/Flash 90)

The murderous attacks today (Monday) and last Saturday are taking place when the right-wing government is in full command of our security, a good time to rummage through the archives of the members of the at-the-time opposition and find out about the slogans that were thrown into the air for which masses of right-wing voters went out to vote for them only 10 months ago.

The head of the opposition at the time Binyamin Netanyahu and now the Prime Minister tweeted during Bennett's tenure: "Today Hamas sees a weak government that depends on terror supporters and is unable to fight terrorism, strike Hamas leaders and restore peace and security to the citizens of Israel. There is no reason to wait for the next attack. This government must go home. We must immediately establish a strong national government headed by Netanyahu that will restore peace and security to the citizens of Israel."

Finance Minister Bezalel Smotrich also did not spare his cries from the benches of the opposition where he served less than a year ago. After the trampling attack at the Almog junction, in which 5 soldiers were injured, Smotrich wanted to give a reminder to right-wing voters about what exactly they are going to the polls for. In a tweet he posted, he wrote: "An attack follows an attack. This is what a loss of security looks like. Day after day, Jews are persecuted in our country by terrorists, this time it's happening at Almog Junction. That's what the elections in two days time are for! Go vote so that, with God's help, we will defeat terrorism and restore personal security, deterrence and national pride. A speedy recovery for those injured in the attack."

Another tweet was made by Minister Itamar Ben Gvir when he was in the opposition after the attack in Hadera in March 2022. "Jewish blood is not to be abandoned! Another attack and another attack and the heart can no longer contain the amount of sorrow and destruction. We said and warned - a government that depends on the Islamic movement will end up seriously harming the security of the country. Until when when we be trampled? How long will the lack of governance and reaction be celebrated. Bennett,this is too big for you. Go!"

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