GERMANY: Deeds Not Words

As outlined last week (TIME, Dec 10) the first act of the new Marx Cabinet was to ask for plenary powers to govern the country for an indefinite period without reference to the Reichstag.

The new Chancellor, in his inaugural speech to the Reichstag, said: "My fight is directed neither against the Right nor the Left, but against all those who by force and cunning seek to rob the German people of all that is left to us—unity of the nation." (Bravo's from all except the Com- munists.) ....

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