UPDATED AT 8:30AM ISRAEL TIME: (Central Israel) — The Israeli media was completely wrong.
The American pundits were wrong.
The Israeli newspaper polls were completely wrong.
The TV network exit polls were completely wrong.
The Obama team efforts to unseat an American ally were a complete failure.
Netanyahu wasn’t losing. He wasn’t about to be shipped off to retirement in disgrace.
This wasn’t close — this was a landslide.
Bibi’s blow out.
- A “crushing victory,” says the Times of Israel.
- A “sweeping victory,” says the Jerusalem Post.
- A “shock election victory,” says Ynet News.
- “Benjamin Netanyahu’s Lkud party is set to emerge as the election’s big winner,” says Haaretz.
It’s now 5:30am. The sun will soon be rising here, and as it does Israelis — and the world — will be awakening to a miracle.
With 95% of the actual votes counted, Netanyahu and his Likud Party have surged from 20 seats…
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