He cannot be serious, man! - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • ussishkin
    • 03.08.11 | 20:32 (IDT)

    He's running the full gamut, from anxiety, through panic-prompted quick-fixes to accusations of populist and then dismissal. And what is most galling is the comparison he makes of himself and his cabinet to a tree - as if his is composed of some untouchable wisdom and symbolises some force for right. In that sense I guess he's accurate; he does represent a force of the right - reactionary, vacuuous and self-serving. He is making a drama out of a crisis by using his usual choice of words to disguise real fear - that for many the trick is up and Bibi is revealed as what he always was, an empty egg.

    from the article: Netanyahu: Housing protests are 'populist wave'; activists plan third mass protest in Tel Aviv
    First published 18:03 03.08.11 | Last updated 18:03 03.08.11
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