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Americans set aside partisan differences to root for home team in Olympics

Americans set aside partisan differences to root for home team in Olympics

Thank God for the Olympics.

As our country reels from yet another deadly mass shooting and continues to bear the weight of the daily drama between Republicans and Democrats, the PyeongChang Winter Olympics gives Americans brief respite from the madness and a positive reason to come together to root for the home team — even in games as political, and politically correct, as these.

Already, two broadcasters have been fired for ill-considered comments: a San Francisco radio host who called 17-year-old snowboard phenom Chloe Kim a “hot piece of ass” (That’s his #MeToo moment), and an NBC analyst who said during the opening ceremony that every Korean is grateful for Japan’s...

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