ITALY: There Are No Saviors

"I can sum up the United States in two words," declared Premier Benito Mussolini last week to a correspondent of Baron Beaverbrook's enterprising London Daily Express. While the Englishman scribbled, Il Duce continued: "The two words are Prohibition and Lindbergh! . . . Dry America will never find herself. She must go Wet to find herself! In the meantime Europe is drifting toward disaster and Bolshevization."

"Democracy is nothing!" the Dictator went on. "The people are nothing and can do nothing. In every country they are weary...

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