The Would-be Israeli Prime Minister: Amram Mitzna's Tragic Mediocrity

Like Arthur Miller's anti-hero Willy Loman, Mitzna's entire, unspectacular career in national politics has been nothing but a prolonged tale of humiliation, disappointment and missed opportunities.

"I've got to get some seeds. I've got to get some seeds, right away. Nothing's planted. I don't have a thing in the ground." (Willy...