FRANCE: Flirting with 50

On the grounds that Frenchmen during the past month voted not for Communists, not for Socialists, but for the Popular Front, wise old Leon Blum last week told France over & over that when his Socialists take over the Government next month they will keep Capitalism. "Our task," said the next Premier, "is to extract from this social regime whatever it may still hold of justice and well being."

Minimum majority in the next Chamber of Deputies is 310. M. Blum's Socialists hold 146 seats; their Communist allies 72; their Radical Socialist allies...

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