From Bill Clinton's Saxophone to Yair Lapid's Guitar

When it comes to personality politics, Benjamin Netanyahu is being outmaneuvered by the likes of Yair Lapid, who recently borrowed a page from Bill Clinton's playbook by jamming a victory tune on stage.

Back in the old days, I spent a lot of time explaining and apologizing for the flashy, superficial and overly-personal nature of American politics to Israelis.