Losers Weepers - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Yosef
    • 13.10.10 | 15:23 (IST)

    There exist in the Orient professional weepers, whose task is it to appear at funerals and by their weeping, create an appropriate atmosphere. In political Israel, this noble task has been assumed by the printed press, who when their side loses an election, they will weep unceasingly until the next election. Since they have a publisher who will pay them, they are considered professionals. They are good at their task because they are rarely fired. Of course, there are variations between one writer and another, ranging from pure nastiness, to sarcasm, from a position of high morality to just plain meaness. Whatever positive point they are attempting to make, is lost in the moribundity of the article..

    from the article: The man behind Avigdor Lieberman
    First published 02:35 13.10.10 | Last updated 02:35 13.10.10
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