Prime Minister Naftali Bennett laces into the opposition, accusing them of being “sourpusses,” literally pickles, in a spinoff on Benjamin Netanyahu’s 2017 criticism of the left.
“You’ve become the new sourpusses. What you’ve neglected, we are fixing, and you are the new sourpusses. You just grumble, complain and whine,” says Bennett in the plenum.
In what was quickly branded online as the then-prime minister’s “pickle speech,” Netanyahu in 2017 had attacked the opposition and media as “pickles” over their purported sour outlook.