RUSSIA: Again Dizzy

When zealous henchmen were surpassing themselves in obeying Joseph Stalin's orders to collectivize the Russian peasantry by any ruthless means, he brought them up short with his famed statement in the Soviet press in March 1930 entitled "Dizzy From Success." This has since become a method by which the Dictator enables others to bear the blame for his total or partial failures. Last week Stalin was in the sunny Caucasus and rumors that he is suffering from hardening of the cardiac artery were reported in several European newspapers. Meanwhile his Russian henchmen...

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