HUNGARY: Left v. Right Hand

Hungarian politics took a fantastic turn fortnight ago when anti-Semitic Premier Béla von Imrédy resigned, ostensibly because he had discovered that he was one-eighth Jewish, actually because he was too willing a Nazi stooge to suit the independent Magyars. Last week his successor, Count Paul Teleki, erstwhile Boy Scout leader, made more confusing news. Having announced that he would support the brutal anti-Semitic laws planned by Dr. Imrédy and that he was in agreement with the "peaceful aims of the Rome-Berlin axis," the Teleki Government promptly ordered police to round up the green-shirted Hungarist Party, the country's largest Nazified...

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