Foreign News: A Question o' Scots

At the London Scots Labor Club, ex-Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald commented upon the extraordinary fact that there was not a Scot in the present Cabinet. But he consoled himself and his audience by stating that Premier Stanley Baldwin was half a Scot,* adding, however: "I doubt whether half a Scotsman is good enough to maintain the great burdens of governing this country." (Applause.) All the jokes at the expense of Scotsmen, he alleged, were invented by Scotsmen. "I once employed a parliamentary secretary," he related, "not for the purpose of giving me...

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