Bob Ryan

Prime Minister Netanyahu is no Threat to Israeli Democracy

Despite the negative calls about Prime Minister Netanyahu being a threat to Israeli democracy, he is no threat to her democracy. It was the result of democracy in action through the peaceful transfer of power.

Had Prime Minister taken power without the election results that happened, then he would be a threat to democracy. When people take power the people do not give them, which was not the case, that is when democratic nations face a threat to their democracy.

This is not his first time as Prime Minister, but third, which has always been the results of democratic transfer of power.

Both of his first two times of being sworn in came with doom and gloom scenarios that never came to pass. This time will be no different since false predictions of the past will prove false today.

Unlike most Prime Ministers sworn in, there is no uncertainty about what Netanyahu will do, since he has a history of having power without overstepping his authority. His past proves that he follows the laws of Israeli.

Prime Minister Netanyahu was elected. He is who the majority of Israeli voters want, which is the reason he is Prime Minister today.

He did not take power not granted to him through the Israeli democratic process. It was democracy that was followed that returned him to power in Israel.

In his previous two terms as Prime Minister, he never overstayed his welcome. He did not ignore the will of Israeli voters. He stepped down peacefully and turned power over to others who came after him.

Had he refused to accept the will of Israeli voters and continued on as Prime Minister, then he would be a threat to Israeli democracy. Following the rules in the past means he respects the democratic process.

To say Prime Minister Netanyahu is a threat to Israeli democracy is no different than saying democracy is a threat to democracy.

With the democratic process in Israel being followed, there is no evidence of anyone being a threat to Israeli democracy.

Those who are on the losing side of elections do not have to like the results. But must accept them. Loss of political power comes with democracies around the world.

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s political opponents lost resulting in another peaceful transfer of power. This is not an attack on democracy, but the result of democratic elections.

When the time comes for Prime Minister Netanyahu to step down, he will do so peacefully, just as he has on two previous occasions.

Prime Minister Netanyahu’s past proves he is no threat to Israeli democracy. His power is the result of the democratic process being followed.

About the Author
Bob Ryan is a novelist of the future via science-fiction, dystopian or a combination of the two, and blogger of the past with some present added in on occasion. He believes the key to understanding the future is to understand the past, since human nature is an unchanging force. As any writer can attest, he spends a great deal of time researching numerous subjects. He is someone who seeks to strip away emotion in search of reason, since emotion clouds judgement. Bob is an American with an MBA in Business Administration. He is a gentile who supports Israel's right to exist as a Jewish state. He is a Christian Zionist who knows God is calling His chosen home as foretold in prophecy.