Analysis Fuad Should Have Been Barred From the Start

Benjamin Ben-Eliezer should have learned from the cases of Katsav, Hirchson and Olmert: Running for higher office is a self-destructive act for people who have for years failed to distinguish between wrong and right.

Benjamin “Fuad” Ben-Eliezer should have been barred from the presidential race from the outset. He long since should have retired from politics in order to devote himself to his hobbies and his grandchildren, to relax on his 100-square-meter balcony in Jaffa, to look at the sea and thank God for completing decades of public service without a single indictment or...