Bibi “The Wolf”

Bibi is back from the US, from his performances at the White House, AIPAC and Congress, doing what he does best: talking. And then more talking.

A poll published this morning shows that his popularity ratings in Israel are soaring. 47 percent believe his US trip was a success:

Nearly half of the public felt "pride" at seeing Netanyahu address the joint session of Congress on Tuesday, while only 5 percent deemed it a "missed opportunity."

Which reminds me of this unforgettable line by “The Wolf” in Pulp Fiction:



Never mind substance or context, let alone any real progress towards solving the Israeli-Palestinian conundrum. Most Israelis seem more than happy to bask in a false perception of “national pride”, a (virtual) equivalent of collective oral gratification.

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