Foreign News: Dark Line

Novelist Herbert George Wells went up to Oxford last week to make a speech before the Liberal Summer School. He was moved. Roundly he attacked all British political parties, urging a sort of diluted British Fascism of his own invention. The Oxford audience listened politely when he said that the Laborites were "a party of spouting mouths and clutching hands with no brains." But if the Archbishop of Canterbury had shouted a string of four-letter Saxon expletives they could not have been more shocked than they were at what came next from beneath...

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