Foreign News: Judas and Johns

With sense really common and widely diffused, John Bull realized by the million last week that the British General Election Nov. 14 is a setup. John reacted with unprecedented apathy. To the acute distress of local candidates, John simply did not attend their meetings. Exactly 26 voters of whom 24 were women were all the audience Foreign Secretary Sir Samuel Hoare drew when he returned from Geneva, presumably with earth-shaking news about Europe's crisis. In all constituencies candidates bitterly complained that party leaders had "greatly overdone the wireless." John Bull, feeling that John...

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