POLAND: Nietzschean Election

During the campaign which ended in Poland's general election last week, opposition papers were so mercilessly censored that some were reduced to printing pictures of the late, great Friederich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844-1900) with the caption : He Died Crazy.

Because Dictator Josef Pilsudski has publicly made such statements as that "Parliament is a prostitute!" (TIME, July 9, 1928) and because he somewhat resembles Philosopher Nietzsche in face and whiskers, his government promptly confiscated all Nietzschean campaign pictures, all papers in which they appeared.

Another feature of the campaign was that the government placed...

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