In the wake of the Israeli prime minister’s handling of the Lebanese/Hezbollah war, 63% of Olmert’s countrymen say he should resign, according to a new poll in a leading Israeli daily. More info on Olmert’s dwindling popularity here.
A poll published on Friday in the Yedioth Ahrnonoth daily shows that 63 percent of Israelis feel that Prime Minister Ehud Olmert failed in managing the war in Lebanon and should resign.
Only 29 percent believe the prime minister is fit to continue leading the country.
About 74 percent of those polled said Defense Minister Amir Peretz mishandled the war and should resign his post. A mere 20 percent said Peretz should keep his post.