For hungry Athenians the historic heights of the Acropolis last week offered a mystic portent of hope. Atop the serene ruins fluttered three flags: the native blue-&-white of the tough, proud erstwhile kingdom, flanked on either side by the arrogant swastika and its impudent Italian companion piece.
"Christ hung between two thieves," said the Greeks.
But if Christ should live again, why not Greece herself? Why not, indeed, all of liberty-loving Europe?
Thus last week did courage and hunger and smoldering resentment make significant news on the Continent. Down the narrow coast of stolid...