1. Responding once to a report on corruption at the Jewish Agency, the finance minister at the time, Levi Eshkol, borrowed from the Book of Deuteronomy: "Thou shalt not muzzle the ox when he treadeth out the corn." That's more or less how those who voted and those who didn't vote viewed this week's local elections. Mayors were reelected for the second or third time, or even...