Members of the court are chosen by a select "royal" group of fellow judges, with no accountability to the people. Unacceptable in a democracy. Look at the US: the President nominates a judge, and the Senate confirms him. Local judges are ELECTED. This court gets no respect because it deserves none.
Shaffir to Herzog: Opposition failed to show leadership in political battles against PM (Haaretz)
from the article: The causes of distrust