In the New York Times op-ed section, Hillary Clinton fan and Times columnist Gail Collins was impressed by the president’s performance in France this week — the president of France, that is:

Dare to dream:

Why can’t Emmanuel Macron be our president?

American citizens watching Donald Trump’s visit to Paris must have wondered how we got the wrong guy. Macron seemed so smart, so charming. The fact that he didn’t father any children would not normally be a big selling point, but right now we are yearning for a president with no offspring.

The “trade presidents” thing won’t happen, but fortunately there is another option:

Maybe Collins could share a safe space there with Joyce Carol Oates.