Netanyahu’s Selective Vow of Silence: A Roaring Success

Israel’s journalists dared Netanyahu to speak to them. But like Yoda, Bibi can talk a lot and say nothing.

“Silence," Lao Tzu famously wrote, “is a source of great strength." More than 2,000 years later, Leonardo Da Vinci proclaimed that “nothing strengthens authority so much as silence." And 400 hundred years after that, Muhammad Ali said “Silence is golden when you can't think of a good answer."