December 6, 2012

Netanyahu Exploits Holocaust for Political Gain

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ONE of Binyamin Netanyahu’s least endearing habits is his rhetorical recourse to the second world war and the Holocaust when he is in political trouble. This week, this cynicism surpassed itself.

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