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Editorial: Benjamin Netanyahu veers Israel away from democracy

Rep. Ilhan Omar's comments on Israel and its American supporters were dumb and offensive, and they deserved to be called out for their use of ugly anti-Semitic tropes.

Donald Trump's response to Omar's comments - that the Democrats are an "anti-Jewish party" - was cynical and divisive and patently untrue. It deserves our contempt.

But the real prize for repugnant, mean-spirited and undemocratic speech on the subject of Jews and Israel in recent days

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