This is gang war, in which each camp sees corruption only when political rivals are doing it.
Olmert, who started serving his sentence a year ago, was sentenced to 19 months imprisonment for corruption in 2014, with an additional eight months added by the Supreme Court last year.
Are there no reporters from the right who have anything to say about a prime minister who gets hundreds of thousands of shekels in benefits from tycoons?
As police investigate the prime minister over alleged gifts, explanations of 'friendly relationships' will not save him.
If not for the social protest movement, a tycoon could have become premier.
Convicting senior politicians requires concrete evidence of criminal intent, which is difficult to prove.
Since the affair blew up, more troubling information has surfaced concerning the actions of the defense establishment and various politicians – particularly those in PM Netanyahu's close circle.
'As a combat soldier he was expected to do more than he did,' says former general.
The courts' severe handling of Olmert's cases means police don't need suspicion of a mega crime to go after Netanyahu.
Olmert appeal was blocked in the affair in which he gave cash-filled envelopes to a U.S. businessman.