It could be worse
One must also acknowledge the one-quarter-full glass.
It was not the worst year and this is not the worst country, and there are leaders who are worse even than Benjamin Netanyahu. On the eve of this new year, 5773, these things must be said. They do not in any measure soften the criticism expressed here in this not-good year in this not-good state, but one must also acknowledge the one-quarter-full glass.