Likud leadership candidate Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Prime Minister Ariel Sharon’s new Kadima party for introducing “flawed norms” and blasted Defense Minister Shaul Mofaz for defecting to Kadima yesterday. “It's all about trading in politicians who have no values and principles,” Netanyahu said. “The Likud has remained loyal to its principles, while Kadima, with its plunder of opportunists who are now members, will fall apart.” Meanwhile, one of Kadima's top members complained that the party was too packed with people for its own good. There are 16 individuals who expect to be ministers in Kadima, including eight current ministers.
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