Palestine’s Next Top President


palestinianWhat better way for Palestine to choose a new president – for the first time in eight years – than a reality TV show?

Introducing The President, a new show on Palestinian television in which contestants make campaign promises, are questioned by a panel of professionals, politicians, and academics, and then voted off, was created.

The winner, however, won’t get the keys to the presidential palace-just the keys to a brand new car and the chance to travel the world as a mock ambassador to Palestine. For now, the TV campaigning is just practice for a future with a real voting system, as the Palestinian government hasn’t really picked up on the whole presidential term limits and regular elections thing quite yet. Read more.

{ Israel News Bureau}