There is "No substitute for Washington?....". How ironic. Haartez, the self-styled bastion of secular Israel, displays such a Shtetl mentality. Maybe you should follow Helen Thomas' advice and go back to Poland. There, you can grovel away and throw yourself at the mercy of others. For all your posturing to the contrary, your opinions jibe nicely with those of the Haaredim.
from the article: There's no substitute for Washington