While Netanyahu Destroys, Peres Distracts

Israel's president is the darling of the international community. But what's so great about that when the country is a pariah?

Once again, I've come out looking like an idiot. On Sunday we received a letter; the envelope seemed promising: “Personal, personal.” What had we won? We had won the pleasure of being invited to a gala dinner in two weeks at the Peres Academic Center. President Shimon Peres himself would be there. The keynote speaker: Bill Clinton.