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    • curmudgeon
    • 22.03.11 | 17:15 (IST)

    moshe katsav was convicted of using the influence of his high office(s) to impose his sexual will on women in his employ. that is despicable. even more despicable is his current effort to drag the legal system down with him. "i didn't get a fair hearing, I was lynched, etc." my lord, he had a trial that lasted for months, the best possible defense from three of the highest priced lawyers in the country, and till now he has been getting millions of shekels in benefits which the government takes, among other things, out of the taxes paid by his victims.

    from the article: Peres: Katsav sentence shows we are all equal before the law
    First published 11:23 22.03.11 | Last updated 11:23 22.03.11
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