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    • Avshalom Beni
    • 04.02.11 | 08:04 (IST)

    The transition of Barak from a very noble man with good intentions to a sinister self serving villain is a personal and national tragedy. His dangerously inflated ego and pathological inability to see, feel and remotely connect to the people who serve him and whom he serves is far more than "hybrus". It is the disintegration of a once noble soul. And for all his shining brilliance, Barak is the lightening which will strike the last remnants of decency and democracy in this country with deadly force, if he is not removed. The trees of Egypt are moving and Barak's time has come. The candle lit hot, but now it has finally consumed itself. The era of Barak is over.

    from the article: Ehud Barak has to go, now
    First published 02:36 04.02.11 | Last updated 02:36 04.02.11
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