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Bibi fools everyone … except his wife

Feeling that Israel is facing an ongoing existential threat, the public turns to Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, mistakenly perceived as a security authority and a savior.
Sara Netanyahu (C) stands next to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (3rd-L) as they attend the Jewish Federations of North America 2015 General Assembly in Washington November 10, 2015. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu assured U.S. President Barack Obama on Monday that he remained committed to a two-state solution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict as they sought to mend ties strained by acrimony over Middle East diplomacy and Iran. REUTERS/Carlos Barria  - RTS6CWK
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A prime time show on Israel Army Radio, which falls under the authority of the defense minister, broadcast the following at the end of December: “I want the people of Israel to know that the elected prime minister, who is supposed to make decisions, protect our children and provide us with security, lives in an abnormal household. Just so.” This harsh comment, which was widely quoted by other Israeli media, was made by a longtime former employee in the prime minister’s residence after she testified to the police about the alleged misuse of public funds in Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s homes.

“Believe me,” the employee said, “even the battery of the most powerful attorneys placed at her [Sara Netanyahu] disposal doesn't truly believe in what it is doing.” She confirmed reports that Sara Netanyahu is allegedly a heavy drinker. “I saw her in the house, not steady on her feet. I am willing to undergo a polygraph test about this,” the woman said. She is one of a host of former employees, household staff and friends who underscore the observation that the most crucial decisions affecting the people of Israel are made in “an abnormal household” on Balfour Street.

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