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The magician

When Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu did his latest trick, I was reminded of the classic "pull the tablecloth out without upsetting anything" Vaudeville favorite.

Credit: Yaakov (DryBones) Kirschen.
Credit: Yaakov (DryBones) Kirschen.

When I was a kid (lo these many years ago), jugglers, tumblers, contortionists and acrobats astounded and amazed us with acts in what was then called Vaudeville.

Such shows are no longer around these days.

These days what we’ve got is politicians.

And when Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin (“Bibi”) Netanyahu pulled off his latest trick, I was reminded of the classic “pull the tablecloth out without upsetting anything” Vaudeville favorite.

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