One of the most common slogans used by Israeli left-wingers is “the occupation corrupts”. Meaning, it corrupts Israeli society – and even more importantly, it corrupts Israeli democracy.
But the damage that Benjamin Netanyahu’s government has done in its first year is so overwhelming, one can only wonder what will happen if he’s lucky enough to stay in power for a full four-year term.
And if you’re a foreigner, careful. We’ll have you deported if you’re not on our side.
He doesn’t believe anything – or anyone – anymore. The occupation has corrupted him.