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    • Natallie Durson
    • 25.01.10 | 06:38 (IST)

    Israeli Jews do not think in terms of right and wrong, good and evil, moral and immoral. They think in terms of what can be gotten away with. Peres is what passes for a liberal in Israel. He was the cheerleader of spin. The problem for Peres is that the days of effective Israeli spinning are over. That makes him the clown of spin. Everybody knows this but Peres doesn't seem to mind. If he doesn't fool anyone else, he can fool Israelis.

    from the article: Akiva Eldar / What would Netanyahu do without Peres?
    First published 01:57 25.01.10 | Last updated 02:57 25.01.10
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