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Today is Election Day in Israel, and Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu gave voters one last thing to chew on yesterday when he declared he won’t let a Palestinian state form as long as he’s in office.

Netanyahu is locked in a close race to keep his job and appealing to his nation’s more conservative voters for an electoral boost.

He also bashed his opponents — Isaac Herzog and Tzipi Livni — saying they were “sticking their head in the sand, time and time again.”