Gil Mildar
As the song says, a Latin American with no money in his pocket.

Netanyahu: The discordant maestro of misrule and illusion in Israel

In the grand theater of absurdities, where tragicomedy dances with despair, stands a figure, a maestro of manipulation, none other than Benjamin Netanyahu. His baton, not of harmony but discord, orchestrates a symphony of chaos, a melody so dissonant it could only be the brainchild of a maestro of mayhem.

Ah, Netanyahu, the grand illusionist, the Houdini of political escape, whose tricks are as old as they are tiresome. He’s the artist who paints nightmares while promising dreams, the pied piper leading not to salvation but to the precipice of peril. His magic show dazzles only those who ignore the strings and smoke, those who are spellbound by the spectacle without seeing the sleight of hand.

In his world, the mirror of responsibility reflects only shadows, never his image. Accountability is an alien concept, as foreign as the notion of peace in his tumultuous reign. The State of Israel, under his watch, has become a canvas of his selfish ambitions, splattered with the ink of division and despair. He has skillfully sidestepped the mirrors of accountability, always ensuring that his image remains untarnished, unblemished by the chaos that unfolds around him.

His narrative, a twisted tale where the villains are everyone but himself, is a masterclass in deflection. The IDF, the intelligence services, and even the ghosts of past leaders are dragged onto his stage of blame, puppets in a play where Netanyahu alone pulls the strings. His ability to divert attention and blame is unparalleled, a masterful display of political acrobatics, always landing on his feet while others fall.

And let us not forget his court jesters, the extreme Kahanist right, with appetites for annexation and supremacy. Netanyahu, the enabler, the facilitator, who, under the guise of leadership, has fanned the flames of extremism, turning what could be a land of milk and honey into a cauldron of conflict. He has invited the clowns to the table, giving them seats of honor while the raucous laughter of extremism drowns out the voices of reason and moderation.

The October 7 massacre is a day that will live in infamy, not just for the blood spilled but for the stark revelation of his ineptitude. The “protector of Israel,” stripped bare, is revealed as the emperor with no clothes. A vacuum of leadership, a void where once, perhaps, there was the promise of guidance. That day, the curtains were pulled back, and the illusion dissipated, leaving only the harsh light of reality.

Now, as the war drums beat, as the nation cries out for direction, for hope, Netanyahu stands not as a beacon of light but as a black hole of despair, sucking in the possibilities of peace and progress. He stands amidst the turmoil, a conductor of a discordant orchestra, leading the nation not to a crescendo of triumph but to a cacophony of defeat.

It is time, oh it is overdue, for this charade to end. For the citizens of Israel to awaken from this nightmare to demand more than the empty promises and hollow rhetoric of a leader lost in his labyrinth of lies. They must rise, not as an audience to this tragic play, but as actors who can change the script and rewrite the ending.

Benjamin Netanyahu, the bringer of ruin, must not be allowed to play the role of savior. For in his hands, the cure is more evil than the poison. It’s time to close the curtain on this tragic farce to seek a new dawn, a new leadership, away from the shadows of Netanyahu’s disastrous reign. The time has come for the people to turn the lights on, chase away the clouds, and bring forth a new day, a new chapter where hope, not despair, writes the narrative

About the Author
Gil Mildar is a 60-year-old Brazilian who made Aliyah a few years ago. He holds a Law degree from the Universidade do Vale do Rio dos Sinos in Brazil and a postgraduate degree in Marketing from the Universidad de Belgrano in Argentina. Over the years, he has had the opportunity to work in Brazil, Argentina, South Africa, and now Israel. For the past 30 years, his focus has been on marketing projects in Latin America.
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