Over and over and at every opportunity we are reminded that Israel is a beacon of democracy. The sad thing is that a lot of people, including Israelis, believe that lie. In other democracies the smallest indiscretions result in the guilty person never seeing the inside of party offices never mind parliaments. In Israel, time after time, corrupt and guilty politicians keep making spectacular comebacks to the highest offices of politics. Israelis elect them, so what does that tell you?
UN to hold off on separate Afghan bombing probe for now (Reuters)
from the article: Lieberman has resigned, but he isn’t leaving