Middle Israel: Police Academy II

They did it again. For the eighth time in eight years, Israeli politicians chose a candidate for senior public office only to see their nomination crumble amid scandal, acrimony and angst.

What began in 2007 with then-MK Estherina Tartman’s derailed appointment as tourism minister, following revelations she claimed an MBA she never earned, was followed the next month with Prisons Service chief warden Ya’acov Ganot’s forgoing his nomination as chief of Israel Police following his acquittal for lack of evidence in a bribery case the previous decade.

It was a sign of things to come.

Source: http://www.jpost.com/Opinion/Middle-Israel-Police-Academy-II-419054

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