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Rep. Ilhan Omar, don't be lured in by Trump's hate-baiting

If I had my way, I would tell both President Donald Trump and his latest foil, Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., to go sit in a corner and take a time-out.

That's how you treat a pair of small children who can't stop provoking each other, each blaming the other for having started the fight.

I like Omar, but sometimes she needs to think more carefully before she speaks. So does Trump, although he

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