NORWAY: Pink Cabinet

Up to power stepped, last week, the first so-called "Labor" Cabinet of Norway, a group of Socialist and Communist statesmen whose political complexions are if not red extremely pink. Their first act was to propose that military training shall be abandoned this year, and that the State shall undertake a national monopoly to buy and distribute grain. Has Norway then "gone Red?" To know her people is to understand how laughable is such a suggestion.

For a long time the political trend has been toward the Left, but the electorate, while increasingly...

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