FRANCE: Left Turn

From, the preliminary elections fortnight ago members of the French Right learned that if they were to make any sort of a showing in last week's run-off elections, they must pull up their collective socks.

Billboards burgeoned with flaming posters of the disasters threatening France from Russia on one side, from Germany on the other. Out of semiretirement, the Right ists lured Marshal Henri Phillippe Benoni Omer Joseph Petain, Hero of Verdun, to give his benediction to the Fascist Croix de Feu which, though it had no candidates of its own, backed all...

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