Democracies should look to other democracies as their exemplars. Israel typically looks at the worst examples in every catagory to set their standards. Israel is the only democracy to take this approach. Of course Israel isn't really a democracy, but as long as they maintain the charade they must act the part.
Defense Ministry says had no knowledge of alleged improper defense deals by Gal Hirsch (Haaretz)
from the article: Israel: UN council probe on West Bank settlements 'flawed and biased'