Netanyahu's song: "I whistle a happy tune" (from "The King and I") - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    Whenever I feel afraid/ I hold my head erect/ And whistle a happy tune/ So no one will suspect/ I'm afraid.// While shivering in my shoes/ I strike a careless pose/ And whistle a happy tune/ And no one ever knows/ I'm afraid.// The result of this deception/ Is very strange to tell/ For when I fool the people/ I fear I fool myself as well!// I whistle a happy tune/ And ev'ry single time/ The happiness in the tune/ Convinces me that I'm not afraid.// Make believe you're brave/ And the trick will take you far./ You may be as brave/ As you make believe you are.//

    from the article: Netanyahu and the Mystics of Safed
    First published 15:38 17.06.11 | Last updated 15:38 17.06.11
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