The Game Show of Israeli Politics

Published on The Daily Beast

In a surprise development, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas were invited to compete as a new team in the Israeli version of the reality game show, The Amazing Race (Merutz L’Milyon). As fans know, pairs of contestants are given absurd missions which involve publicly humiliating themselves or causing passersby to behave in ways that are entirely irrational.

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