FRANCE: Bomb for a Bordello

Out of the provinces last week came stocky, brash Pierre Poujade, convoyed by hundreds of his burly, leather-jacketed copains, and crying aloud against the "Jews and foreign interests" who had betrayed France in Algeria. Poujade was doing something he had sworn never to do: running for a seat in the National Assembly, which he calls "the biggest bor dello in France."

In the year since his shopkeepers' tax rebels had startled France by electing 53 Deputies in the national elections (TIME, Jan. 16, 1956), Poujade had gone nowhere but down. He had blustered...

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