Will Yair Lapid's Check to Mrs. Cohen Bounce?

The new finance minister might not realize that when he makes an implied budgetary promise, there will always be someone to issue a bill.

In the 1980s, long before Facebook and Twitter, then-MK Yossi Sarid discovered that the best time to garner widespread radio coverage and make provocative headlines is over the weekend. Friday and Saturday are generally slow news days, when cabinet ministers and their spokesman rest up.