CHINA: Nationals v. Nationalists

"While corruption and bribery are openly practiced, no one dares protest. While bandits infest the land, the Government remains indifferent. The [Nationalist] party has ceased to be a party, the [Nationalist] Government has ceased to be a government, the nation has ceased to be a nation!"

The potent Chinese who thus sounded basso profundo last week was Yen Hsishan, hairy-chested "Model Governor" of Shansi province, the man who has kept his own province peaceable while civil war has festered the rest of China, the leader of this year's spring rebellion against the...

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