Foreign News: Rejoicing Traitors

Germans who committed political crimes or acts of treason between Nov. 9, 1918 and Dec. 1, 1924 rejoiced exceedingly last week. The six-year period thus delimited was the era of attempted putsches to restore the Hohenzollerns, the period when "Separatists" in the Rhineland agitated to set up a Rhineland Republic. Last week the German Reichstag with a stately gesture wiped this huge, dirty slate clean, declared a general amnesty for the benefit of persons so fortunate as to have committed their political crimes or treasons between the dates specified.

Exception: the assassins of Cabinet...

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