Roger L. Simon

Shimon and Arik - Together Again

Never boring, Israeli politics has taken another amazing turn as long time Labour Party leader Shimon Peres has left his left-wing party to join Prime Minister Ariel Sharon, who already left his right-wing one (Likud), in a new center party. These two fascinating and charismatic geezers have decided it’s time to make peace before they leave the stage. Let’s hope the Palestinians are listening. Here’s Peres in his own words: ‘To put country before party.’ Can you imagine, say, Harry Reid ever writing something like that?