The sea port union-mafia is LONG overdue for a bust-up. No wonder so many powerful players, domestically and abroad, pulled out all stops in order to prevent Netanyahu from being elected in both 2009 and especially in 2013.
Apparently Haredi aren't too pleased either. Bibi could use Lapid as a human-shield, "hey Arieh, hey bearded fellas it's not me cutting your previous subsidies & Yeshiva budgets, it's Tommy's crusading little vainglorious bastard what can I do! Maybe next time give me more votes instead of Shas and UTJ, sorry. Some juju beans?"