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Arutz 7: Expert: Netanyahu's Actions 'Unconstitutional'
Attorney Dr. Haim Misgav: Netanyahu’s threatening to fire ministers over a vote in favor of the Regulation Law was unconstitutional.
Elad Benari, June 7, 2012
Attorney Dr. Haim Misgav, a senior lecturer in criminal law at the Netanya Academic College, told Arutz Sheva on Wednesday that Prime Minister Binyamin Netanyahu’s threatening to fire ministers over a vote in favor of the Regulation Law was unconstitutional.
“It was not right, it did not make sense, it was unconstitutional and improper in a democratic government and a free country,” said Misgav....
OK, so I have just one question.
How can anything be unconstitutional in a country which does not have a constitution?
Doesn't anyone wonder about this? Am I really the only one who has ever asked this question?
OK, so maybe everyone is pretending that Israel's so-called Basic Law is really a constitution, since efforts to create a real one have yet to pan out. Israel's Basic Law is a mish-mash of British Mandate and Ottoman Empire laws, plus whatever Ben-Gurion managed to sneak into it, hardly what any self-respecting Hellenist would call a constitution.
OK, so that was a lot more than just one question. But, at least I am intellectually honest about it.
Will anyone in the Israeli government ever be intellectually honest about the form of deMOCKracy who currently have in place here?