Foreign News: Imperial Bias

After the recent "freak" Canadian parliamentary election at which 116 Conservatives, 101 Liberals and 25 Progressives (TIME, Jan. 18) were returned, the Canadian House of Commons became little more than a cockpit in which Liberals and Conservatives heckled each other interminably and fought to gain the support of as many Progressives as possible.

Liberal Premier King kept his Cabinet going on the slenderest of majorities until his defeat by one ballot and resignation a fortnight ago. (TIME, July 5.) Last week Conservative leader Arthur Meighen stepped confidently into the Premiership. Within 72 hours...

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