Press: Great Insulter

"I myself have been particularly careful never to say a civil word to the United States. I have scoffed at their inhabitants as a nation of villagers. I have defined the 100% American as 99% idiot. And they just adore me."

Rare is the U. S. editor who has not snorted at the studied effronteries of George Bernard Shaw, recognizing them for what they frankly are: publicity bait. But rarer is the U. S. editor, as Mr. Shaw knows, who can resist printing readable copy. When his beard was red, Shaw's neatly phrased insults...

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