A trickster, a hypocrite, a liar, a backstabber and a would-be dictator were among the various things that Prime Minister Neville Chamberlain was called last week when he announced to the House of Commons that his Government had recognized Franco Spain. Few predecessors had ever taken such a verbal licking on that floor.

The Laborite motion of censure brought against Mr. Chamberlain declared "that in the opinion of this House, the decision of His Majesty's Government to grant unconditional recognition to the Spanish Insurgent forces, dependent upon foreign intervention, constitutes a deliberate...

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