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February 8, 2015 10:33 am

Netanyahu ‘Bibi-Sitter’ Ad Draws Praise, Controversy

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said reported progress on Iran's nuclear talks were being made on Tehran's terms. Photo: Cherie Cullen.

New York Times – As campaigning intensifies ahead of elections next month in Israel, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is making his case to stay in office by playing the role of the nation’s babysitter in chief in an online comedy sketch posted on Facebook and YouTube.

The ad, which features the prime minister appearing at a couple’s home and offering to watch their children when they go out, plays on Mr. Netanyahu’s nickname, Bibi. “You ordered a babysitter? You got a Bibi-sitter,” he explains to the puzzled couple when they open their door at the start of the sketch.

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