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    • Yossi
    • 30.01.07 | 12:58 (IST)

    Since Nehemia Shrtrasler is so fond of classical references he should also recall Julius Ceasar?s answer to critics when he divorced his wife for alleged adultery: ?Ceasar?s wife must be above suspicion.? Katsav was given the benefit of doubt when he was under suspicion. Now that he is under indictment it is only fitting that he should step down. It was up to him whether to do this with dignity, or not. He chose the latter; damaging himself and the country in the process.

    from the article: A president in the Colosseum
    First published 00:00 30.01.07 | Last updated 00:00 30.01.07
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