The mistake was that he should have asked simply wheather all Jerusalem people, including Arabs, will use the system. But, knowing how the government may lie to contractors, he thought to find out himself. Nothing to do with all your (dirty) politics. Simply money politics. To find out himself if everybody will use the rail system. Of course, I don't agree how he went about it. Using the word "bother" was stupid. Yet again, business here is generally dirty. Everybody wants MONEY. Not politics. And that, of course, includes Fatah and Hamas. Corruption is universal. In Germany too. And how! Ask Siemens what fine they pay because of their corruption!
Ex-FM Lieberman: Firebomb attack in Jerusalem a reminder that norm is Arab terror against Jews (Haar
from the article: Officials slam 'racist' Jerusalem light rail survey