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Trump’s only mistake in the MS-13 ‘controversy’ was giving animals a worse rap than they deserve

Opinion: President Donald Trump's comments about the gang MS-13, referring to them as "animals," became lost in a sea of controversy. When his comments were initially reported, much of the context was left out, implying that he had characterized all immigrants that way.
A general view shows the Dome of the Rock and Jerusalem's Old City

It’s time for the Trump administration to reconsider its approach to the ‘status quo’ at The Temple Mount

Opinion: David Friedman, the US ambassador to Israel, was photographed holding an image that seemed to erase the Dome of the Rock, an Islamic holy site. In trying to clean up the political fallout, the US embassy in Jerusalem tweeted that it "supports the status quo" on the Temple Mount.

People are threatening to boycott Netflix after the Obamas signed a deal with the streaming service

Barack and Michelle Obama have signed a multi-year deal with Netflix to produce original shows, and the streaming service is already facing conservative backlash on Twitter from people who are threatening to cancel their subscriptions.

Barack and Michelle Obama signed a deal with Netflix to make original shows and movies

Former President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle Obama have signed a multiyear deal with Netflix to produce original shows and movies, Netflix announced on Monday.

Why does Trump get away with corruption? Because Bill and Hillary Clinton normalized it

Opinion: Here's one reason the Trump corruption scandals aren't connecting as much as they should: Before Democrats spent the past 18 months telling everyone this is not normal, they spent years reassuring voters that this was normal.

Most of the people killed in the Gaza violence this week were affiliated with a terrorist organization

Opinion: The Health Ministry in Gaza said more than 60 people died in the recent Gaza border conflict. On Wednesday, a Hamas official said that 50 of the Palestinians who died were Hamas affiliates. This context has gone largely unnoticed in mainstream coverage of the conflict.
Gary Cohn and Donald Trump

I have a simple theory about why so many ex-Trump staffers can’t get the jobs they want

Opinion: Annie Linskey of the Boston Globe wrote Tuesday about the difficulties some departing White House staffers are having finding the lucrative private sector jobs they were hoping for. Maybe they're just not very good at anything.

A ‘corporate freeloader fee’ to penalize companies that employ low-wage workers is a bad idea

Opinion: Sen. Sherrod Brown has proposed a "corporate freeloader fee" on large companies that employ large numbers of low-paid workers. The objectives of this policy can be better achieved through higher minimum wages.

The media is ignoring the true culprit of the unprecedented violence in Gaza

Opinion: More than 50 Palestinians have been killed protests along the Gaza border as the US announced the move of its embassy to Jerusalem. Media reports chastising Israel for these deaths ignore the true culprit, Hamas.

Trump is about to fulfill a 23-year-old promise we made to Israel

Opinion: In 1995, the Jerusalem Embassy Act recognized Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. For 23 years, the US has pushed off putting its embassy in the nation's capital. Trump has made good on this years-old promise, and the embassy will officially move to Jerusalem next week.