You can be ethically flawed beyond a doubt but still be a successful Israeli politician and statesman, as long as your fanaticism for the cause in unchallenged. This anomaly starkly distinguishes Israel from the other so-called civilized countries. As long as your dishonesty is only used for your personal benefit you can be excused. Unfortunately these individuals are dishonest in all their dealings and will eventually bring shame to all their enterprises including the State of Israel. And of course, if you criticize these individuals you can be labelled as an anti-Semite.
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