Aly Raisman has been caught up in a whirlwind since helping the United States to its golden haul in Rio — and has her sights on the 2020 Tokyo Games.
While Disney was certainly within its rights to drop PewDiePie, some of his treatment by the media has been grossly unfair.
For almost two decades, American presidents have supported a Palestinian state alongside Israel. Last week, Donald Trump questioned that commitment, thus potentially changing the course of Middle Eastern and Jewish history.
“If you think that our movement to make America great again has anything to do with white supremacy, anti-semitism or racism of any kind, you have misunderstood everything I have said for the past year and a half.”
Trump’s response at a press conference to the question about anti-Semitism and the Holocaust was brilliant, and tragic, in that he satisfied Netanyahu while appeasing the anti-Semites with the exact same words.
There is no inherent contradiction between Zionism and anti-Semitism. The two ideologies have in fact often worked in concert to achieve their shared goal: concentrating Jews in one place (so as to better avoid them in others).
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