POLAND: Colonels' Constitution

"Poland is between two strong, non-parliamentary states—Russia and Germany—and is unable to retain her democratic forms. We must adopt a new Constitution, based solely on the President, excluding the party system." Thus read a momentous communique released last week by the "Pilsudski. Colonels," the tight little clique of soldier-statesmen who have ruled Poland for years under the aegis of walrus-mustached Marshal Josef Pilsudski whose whimsy is that he will not be President. For more than two years the Pilsudski Colonels have been drafting Poland's new Constitution, recognizing that Marshal Pilsudski cannot...

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