Rallying 'Round the Pillar

Never before in Israel has there been such united, sweeping support from the "political system" for a military campaign as seen after the assassination of Hamas' field commander. Never have we witnessed such unreserved yea-saying after actions that in another two or three days, and maybe even now, will turn out to be a disaster.

The Likud-Beiteinu-Yesh-Atid-in-Labor party is the big winner of the outstanding Pillar of Defense operation in Gaza. Never before in Israel has there been...