- The Washington Times - Monday, November 12, 2018

French President Emmanuel Macron’s thinly-veiled shots at President Trump over the weekend won at least one hearty American “oui” — from Ohio Gov. John Kasich.

Mr. Kasich, a frequent critic of Mr. Trump, took to Twitter to second Mr. Macron’s attack on “nationalism” at a speech Sunday marking the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I.

“@EmmanuelMacron is right,” Mr. Kasich tweeted, going on to quote what the French leader said in front of Mr. Trump, who has taken much criticism as racist for calling himself a “nationalist.”

“Patriotism is the exact opposite of nationalism,” Mr. Macron said, as quoted in Mr. Kasich’s tweet. “By saying our interests first, who cares about the others, we erase what a nation holds dearest … its moral values.”

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That won Mr. Kasich’s “amen.”

“America was founded as the shining city on the hill. United, we can keep it that way,” Mr. Kasich added.

• Victor Morton can be reached at vmorton@washingtontimes.com.

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