Dictator Premier Primo de "Rivera, pride-puffed, announced last week that over 6,000,000 votes had been cast in indorsement of his regime during the recent Spanish plebiscite (TIME, Sept. 20). The
Dictator's henchmen pointed out that this total is ten times the hitherto largest number of votes ever cast in a Spanish election. Does this mean that the De Rivera dictature has actually received a favorable mandate ten times more potent than any ever before expressed?
Discerning observers did not jump at a conclusion without considering the following facts anent the plebiscite:
1) No negative...