Shimon Peres is dead

PHOTO: AFP PHOTO / JACK GUEZ

Shimon Peres was a genius when it came to staging himself. All his life he cared for his public persona. The picture replaced man. So to say, all the articles written about him after he fell into a coma were about the fictional person, not the real one. As Americans like to say: He is so fake that he is real.

On the surface, there are some similarities between Peres and me. He was only 39. . .

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