Foreign News: Freedom of Opinion

Whenever dictators want to wash dirty political linen, they run it through a plebiscite, and it comes out pure as Ivory Soap. Last week Soviet Russia made it perfectly clear that Eastern Poland had all along pined to be invaded. While the Moscow press carefully emphasized that there was complete freedom of opinion at the polls, Poles, Ukrainians and White Russians flocked to voting places and cast ballots for candidates for the new National Assemblies (Soviets) of Western Ukraine and White Russia.

Every candidate was officially chosen for the ballot, and as there was no way of registering opposition except by crossing...

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