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King Bibi Doesn't Sleep on the Floor

Unlike former Prime Minister Yitzhak Shamir, who once slept on the floor of an international flight, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu seems to spare no personal expense while asking the Israeli public to accept painful budget cuts.

Many years ago, in 1979, a Knesset delegation took a diplomatic trip to Australia and New Zealand. The eastbound flight was long and exhausting. The...