AP is reporting that the White House is preparing to accept 10,000 Syrian refugees in the U.S. next year.

Here’s a good report from CNN on places where refugees are being welcomed — such as in Germany, with heroes’ welcomes and free shoes for those who made the long walk. Will American exceptionalism match others in the Western world? Or will they say, as some Republican candidates have, that we just can’t afford it? Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan are helping almost 4 million.

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