Vice Premier Shimon Peres told Prime Minister Ehud Olmert on Wednesday evening that he does not see himself as a candidate to replace Olmert in the prime minister's office.That's interesting to see that Peres doesn't see himself as being fit to be prime minister. As for Tal, he was one of these party defects who jumped from party to party at least twice, from Shas to a small party once formed by Amir Peretz called One Nation, and then to Kadima, because he really didn't have much loyalty to begin with to any party or its platform.
The two agreed, however, to work together to promote Peres' bid for the presidency.
Peres' comments came hours after Kadima MK David Tal said he was suited to be prime minister, in the wake of calls by senior Kadima members for the party to begin preparations to replace Olmert.
Thursday, May 10, 2007
SHIMON PERES, AT HIS AGE, IS NOT SUITED TO BE PRIME MINISTER
He never was to begin with, of course. But MK David Tal seemed to think otherwise: