Wednesday on MSNBC, New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman decried what he deemed to be economic nationalism coming from President Donald Trump.
Friedman championed globalist institutions like the European Union and other trade deals for preventing war. He cited World Wars I and II as having been triggered by “economic nationalism.”
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“[P]eople forget where the European Union came from,” he said. “It was not just a trading bloc, that wasn’t the original intention. It was created out of World War I and World War II — two wars triggered in part by rampant economic nationalism. Where have I heard that term lately? They had been fighting each other for many centuries and what the European...