FRANCE: Sarraut & Weygand

Still in no mood to balance France's scandalously unbalanced budget, the Chamber of Deputies warily received last week the new Cabinet of that sleek, nine-lived gourmet, Premier Albert Sarraut (TIME, Nov. 6). Impeccable in a frock-coat freshly pressed as usual, M. Sarraut serenely mounted the tribune, adjusted his gleaming pince-nez and read in a murmur a declaration of policy so carefully prolix and nebulous that it lulled and stupefied all opposition—as smart M. Sarraut intended. The Chamber will be left to face of itself the necessity of balancing the budget, Premier Sarraut...

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