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Reporting on Israeli Elections From Tel Aviv is Like Reporting on US Elections From LA

In a column toting Yair Lapid, Israel’s unnecessary answer to Justin Trudeau, Bari Weiss of the New York Times claimed that she had taken the country’s pulse.

Over a week, I met many voters who say they will cast their ballot on April 9 for the centrists. Why? To a person, the answer boiled down to two words: Not Bibi.

Weiss doesn’t specify where she met these voters, but the setting of her column is North Tel Aviv. Obviously.

I don’t mean to pick on Weiss over this. It’s a common habit of the media and anyone looking to take the pulse of Israel. They talk to the people in the places they’re comfortable hanging out in.

Like North Tel Aviv cafes.

Read the full story from Front Page Mag

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