FRANCE: Pour la Patrie

Because they are convinced that the Soviet Government, the Munitions Trust and other mysterious agglomerations pretty much dictate what is printed in Paris' larger papers, many Frenchmen buy daily for a copper or two thrilling Rightist sheetlets which hurl political dirt, libel and "inside dope" with such abandon that their passionate editors give at least the impression of sincerity. Yelped one such editor last week: "Shoot down like dogs the 160 Senators who want to suppress the Fascist Leagues!" Screamed another: "I take the responsibility for killing Leon Blum [Socialist Party Leader]...

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