EGYPT: Back to Puppeteering

With the abruptness of a thunderbolt Egyptians found themselves one day last week without either a Constitution or a Parliament. Ever since fatty degeneration weakened the heart of King Fuad early this year and left him a prey to fainting fits, crisis has been in the air. Only last week did the veil of Egyptian censorship lift sufficiently to disclose as the "nigger" in Cairo's woodpile His Excellency Maurice Peterson, Acting British High Commissioner.

On April 19, 1923 fat King Fuad signed a British-dictated Constitution which gave his country a joke status...

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