Yair Netanyahu calls reporter Satan: 'He shed my blood'

"Where does he get the nerve from?!" Netanyahu asked, "he shed my blood and shamefaced me in front of the entire people of Israel."

January 22, 2019 20:07
Yair Netanyahu arrives at court, December 10th, 2018

Yair Netanyahu arrives at court, December 10th, 2018. (photo credit: AVSHALOM SASSONI/ MAARIV)


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Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's son Yair called Channel 12 legal affairs reporter Guy Peleg "Satan" on Tuesday. 

The young Netanyahu slammed Peleg in a Facebook post. Peleg has been behind a series of exclusive stories in recent years regarding the criminal investigations against the prime minister, including one on Monday which revealed new details about the older Netanyahu's plan to defame Education Minister Naftali Bennett.

"Where does he get the nerve from?!" Netanyahu asked, "he shed my blood and shamefaced me in front of the entire people of Israel only because I'm my father's son, whom he [Peleg] hates because he [Peleg] is a radical left-winger."

Netanyahu concluded by saying that Peleg is crying the cry of "the offended Cossack," a Hebrew expression that means that a person who cries injustice is guilty of being unjust himself. 

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