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Yitzhak “Bugzhi” Herzog, one-time leader of the labor party, and son of Israel’s sixth President, Chaim Herzog, was just overwhelmingly elected by the Knesset this week to serve as Israel’s eleventh President. Herzog is a consummate insider, the elite son of an elite son of an elite son, and his opponent was a poor immigrant from Morocco who suffered inspeakably over the course of her life, and rose to be one of the country’s most revered figures. Is Herzog the right person at the right time for this job?

This is a segment from The “I Have Been Able to Form a Government” Edition.

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