Foreign News: Chancellor Edits?

Viscount Grey, onetime Foreign Secretary, once remarked: "Mr. Winston Churchill has achieved distinction in at least five different careers—as a soldier, a war correspondent, a lecturer, an author and last, but not least, as a politician."

During the Boer War "Winnie" Churchill once encouraged a troop of sadly outnumbered British Tommies by shouting: "Keep cool, men! Think what copy this will make for my paper!"

Such is the superbly versatile and completely paradoxical temper of Britain's present Chancellor of the Exchequer, who has "taken on" half a dozen different Cabinet posts within the last decade, as a "handyman" turns from mowing lawns to...

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