Shaked cries whataboutism after Barak calls ombudsman a ‘rag’

Yamina leader Ayelet Shaked rebukes former premier Ehud Barak for calling the new state comptroller a “rag” for his new appointments to a key oversight committee, dubbing it a “violent attack.”

“I wonder if we’ll hear cries about the death of democracy,” she tweets in a message apparently aimed at critics who have censured right-wing figures for criticizing the courts and law enforcement.

Shaked, a former justice minister, says others would have reacted differently to Barak’s comments had they been made by Yamina lawmaker Bezalel Smotrich, who earlier this week decried a court ruling barring a gender-segregated concert from being held at a public park.

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