Foreign News: Apathy

"Lloyd George won't beat us—Ramsay won't defeat us—but Apathy might!" was the slogan of a Conservative poster widely displayed through Britain's general elections campaign (TIME, May 27). Last week, as the campaign closed, the word Apathy was repeated again and again by political writers.

Said London's Star: "Frankly, we consider this election the dullest within memory of living man."

Few papers treated the campaign as the most important news of the week. Reviewing the depressing scene in the New York Times last week, famed Journalist and War Correspondent Sir...

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