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Yair Lapid, who clearly wants to be Prime Minister, is speaking at the MIT Forum Israel at a special meeting for hi-tech entrepreneurs. He is actually the first speaker – usually they leave the ‘big names’ for last. And in his introductory remarks he made what sounds a lot like a stump speech, inviting “Israelis who care about the future of this country” to join him.

“We are the majority,” he said. He did not define “we,” but he did refer to “groups and tribes” who are “squeezing the country dry.”

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