A few days ago I watched Tony Scott’s movie ‘Unstoppable,’ based on the true story of a train containing toxic materials that went out of control. In reality, as in the movie, the heroes of the train company succeeded in averting a disaster. I thought, ‘what an accurate metaphor for Israeli history of 2012 – too bad we don’t have Denzel Washington to save us from a train wreck!’ because it damn well looks as if...