TOPSHOT - US President Donald Trump (R), French President Emmanuel Macron (L) and German Chancellor Angela Merkel (C) chat at the start of the first working session of the G20 meeting in Hamburg, northern Germany, on July 7, 2017. Leaders of the world's top economies will gather from July 7 …

Gregor: The False Dichotomy of Nationalism Versus Patriotism

Recently, the President of the United States stated that he is a nationalist. That sent tremors throughout the globalist and leftist academic community. Almost immediately, the President of France felt called upon to explain why his country cousins in North America should be disturbed. We were told that nationalism was “the very opposite” of patriotism. Thus, the President of France apparently still recognizes the Stalinist distinction between nationalism and patriotism he learned at university from his leftist professors.

Trump and Macron (Christophe Petit-Tesson / AFP / Getty)

Caroline Glick: A Desperate Emmanuel Macron Attacks Donald Trump

French President Emmanuel Macron has apparently decided that with his approval ratings in the toilet, his best bet for a political resurgence is to attack the United States. This isn’t a bad move. Hatred for America has been a powerful mobilizing force in France since shortly after the American army liberated the French from German occupation in 1944.

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Gregor — The Myth of Trump’s ‘Fascism’: Leading Professor Explains Trump’s Populism, Nationalism

“Populism” has become a favored expression in dealing with contemporary politics. Like many of the terms employed by political journalists, it has no specific definition. Thus we are informed that V. I. Lenin, Benito Mussolini, and Adolf Hitler all were “populists”—as were Mao Zedong, Fidel Castro, and Pol Pot. And we are now told that the current president of the United States, as a populist, is somehow a member of such a list. But what is the supporting analysis for such a claim?

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NBC’s Peter Alexander: Trump Nationalism Not Just Racist but Xenophobic

Tuesday on MSNBC, NBC News White House correspondent Peter Alexander said President Donald Trump calling himself a “nationalist” was “not just racial” but also has “xenophobic” undertones. Kasie Hunt asked, “Peter, can I ask you also about his using the word nationalist, saying,

Former US President Barack Obama and former US First Lady Michelle Obama attend the unveiling of their portraits at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC, February 12, 2018. / AFP PHOTO / SAUL LOEB (Photo credit should read SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

Barack Obama Lectures Europeans About Nationalism — in Denmark

Former President Barack Obama on Friday lectured Europeans on rising nationalism across the continent and beyond while speaking before entrepreneurs in Denmark — two days after taking a swipe at the Trump administration’s environmental policy in Norway.