I'm not used to hearing paeans to privatization on Pacifica's Democracy Now! But that's where the Arab Israeli activist Jafar Farah dropped this comment, while discussing how Arabs in Israel fared during Hezbollah's Katyusha bombardment:
[I]n most of these villages that suffered from rockets, the evacuation of victims [was] done by private companies that [are] acting in most of the Arab villages and cities, emergency medical companies that give emergency services on private basis. And they were giving this, mainly the saving process and medical support for the first hours.
I guess that doesn't qualify as a paean, given that he didn't say anything about whether those companies did a decent job. If nothing else, they seem to have outperformed the government.