FRANCE: Tabby Cabinet

In Paris, which plays cat to Berlin's dog, a mild tabby Cabinet was quietly brought forth last week, while German militarists and Junkers whelped a canine Cabinet (see col. 2).

Distinctly tabbyish is Edouard Herriot, plump and wavy-haired Mayor of Lyons! whose so-called Radical-Socialist Party won the French Chamber of Deputies election (TIME, May 16). Not the least bit radical. M. Herriot's party decided in caucus last week not to join forces with the mild French Socialists whose support is needed to cement a strong Herriot Cabinet majority. Taking a chance that the Socialists would not seriously oppose him,...

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