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On His Way Down, Netanyahu Serves the Israeli Public Absurd Logic

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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu goes from bad to worse. After he dismantled his government and decided to drag the country into elections because of the allegations against him, he attacked the judicial system, lest the attorney general dare issue his decision on whether to prosecute him before the election.

On Saturday, he posted a video on Facebook in which he likened two injustices: The injustice that would be done to Israeli citizens if a hearing on the allegations starts but doesn’t end before the elections, and the injustice done to a man “in a certain Middle Eastern country” whose hand was amputated before it turned out he had been wrongly convicted of theft.

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