Remve the presidency from political dealing - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • michael cohen
    • 31.12.10 | 11:12 (IST)

    The buck, and the public's judgment cannot and must not stop at the door of the despicable Katzav. He was "elected" president, not on his qualities or virtues, but by a political enforced by the majority party in the Knesset. And since 'political dealing" is EVERYTHING in that despicable place, no one cared about Katzav's well-known "sexual C.V." - he was the right party hack in the right place. THIS system that must be stopped - the institution of the Presidency - a symbolic figure who represents the whole state - must be elevated above and divorced from the partisan politics of our Knesset.

    from the article: Ari Shavit / Katsav brought Israel to the lowest place imaginable
    First published 00:39 31.12.10 | Last updated 00:39 31.12.10
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