The Press: Monster

British bigwigs amused themselves and their countrymen last week with the ancient and honorable (in England) sport of shouting hard names at each other in the newspapers. To the U. S., often justly accused by Great Britain of lacking dignity, untidy squabblings in the press by its wise, important people are rare curiosities.

George Bernard Shaw, irate because Dean William Ralph Inge described Shaw's Saint Joan an apology for the Inquisition, screamed rudely back:

"In all Dean Inge's writings there are passages which portray a dangerously uneducated man, by which I mean, of...