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Netanyahu flails against int’l conspiracy, as liberal Zionists seek orange revolution against ‘fading strongman’

Israel’s illusion that it is at the center of the known universe is now shared by a lot of American commentators. The mood is even more intense because liberal Zionists sense a historic election in which Benjamin Netanyahu goes down and is replaced by the center-left. Haaretz’s Barak Ravid is mocking the prime minister’s statements about outside influence:  Netanyahu says “Scandinavia” is trying to topple him. Yes – you heard me – Scandinavia  Gershom Gorenberg explains that Netanyahu has accused European governments, especially Scandinavian ones, of funding campaign to depose him. Gorenberg:  Last refuge of the fading strongman: accuse outside agitators, foreign govts  Chemi Shalev of Haaretz chimes in:

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