GERMANY: Two-Faced Supreme Court

Stolidly believing that theirs is not to reason why, square-headed Berlin police seized fat and foxy Premier Otto Braun of Prussia on July 20 and forcibly barred him from his office. Last week Dr. Braun came back. Waddling up the steps while a friendly throng shouted "Hail, Freedom!", he exposed his bald head, bowed several times from the waist, replaced his hat, entered his office, took off his hat and sat down once again as Premier of Prussia. "I do wish," said Dr. Braun, "that President von Hindenburg had consulted me before signing...

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