He is making a point that he fails to articulate well. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • 01.06.11 | 09:37 (IDT)

    He is comparing "natural life" i.e., his honest ambitions and work, with "unnatural life" specifically the justice process that will discard his natural past in favor of a bureaucratic requirement. If he had made the distinction for someone else, for example while he was PM, he would have more credibility, unfortunately for him. Nobody considers the vast waste of the bureaucratic justice system until they are tarred by it and their opinion no longer counts. "Modern" justice is a relic from centuries past. Justices gloat over wisdom they do not have.

    from the article: For Olmert, the witness box is a soapbox
    First published 02:25 01.06.11 | Last updated 02:25 01.06.11
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