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The image of Tzipi Livni as a strong person is a mere virtual media image, nothing to do with reality. The lady is a hollow political opportunist that squirmed her way into high-ranking levels through shameless betrayal of binding commitment to the political agenda on which she and her cronies had been elected.
Like her predecessor, Olmert, she is one of those political buffoons that huddled up around Sharon with a view to capitalizing on their unscrupulous support of his Ethnic Cleansing move against the Jewish communities of the North Western Negev region.
Obviously, not only that Sharon's Ethnic Cleansing of Jews was historically an unprecedented excess in the disaster-ridden chronicles of the Jews, it was also an unforgivable crime against the Jewish nation, the entire humanity and democracy. For such outrageous move, that was meant merely to save Sharon from impeachment for his shady criminal escapades, he summoned around himself a bunch of losers picked up from among the lesser ranks of the Israeli politics, Olmert and Livni as an example of the more familiar ones.
So, Olmert, Livni and the likes are in fact the pernicious legacy of Sharon's horror reign, that cynically crushed all basic rules of the democratic game and perpetrated his anti-democratic bully policies with the help of such shady personalities. They are all politicians of the unsavoury sort, that no sane country would wish to be tainted with. The PR spin of Tzipi Livni as a strong and clean politician is a tragicomic model for the absurd totality of the media power, that creates formidable figureheads out of vacuum. Indeed, Tzipi Livni is a vacuum figurehead.
Some Israeli journalists, who are more ethic and responsible and have an idea of the facts behind the political scenes, do dispatch hints from time to time on Israeli media channels regarding the "clean" image of Livni, manipulated as a direct result of her idleness. At least, she indeed deserves some medal for her proven flair of preserving an elevated image out of literally doing nothing and keeping up solemn appearances of an iron lady.
Before being picked up into Sharon's nest of malignants, for the service of assisting Sharon in bypassing the opposition of his own Likud party that rightfully objected his planned perpetration of a political hijack in the form of the so-called Disengagement plan (the Ethnic Cleansing of Jewish communities) which made a blatant violation of the party's very basic moral principles, Tzipi Livni was active in the Likud as a secondary political figure functioning under the protective shadow of leading politicians as Sharon.
During her election campaign for the Likud primaries, Tzipi Livni held more close-circled forums with Likud voters. The more observant participants in those forums could readily see Livni for what she really is, a fake shining envelope of no real contents. To call Tzipi Livni a tiger is irony itself that epitomizes the absolute incompetence, irrelevance and dilettantism of too many journalists.
Without the protective shadow of political figures such as Sharon, Tzipi Livni is bound to manifest her real essence as a paper tiger, and the entire Tower of Cards named Tzipi Livni will sooner or later inevitably collapse.