ITALY: Moral e-Puffing

In much the same way as before the Ethiopian War, Italian morale was steadily being puffed up last week. Chief puffer was 44-year-old Roberto Farinacci, editor of Cremona's Regime Fascista, who prides himself on "living dangerously," lost his right hand fighting against the Ethiopians. For the Spanish crisis he had a simple, clear-cut remedy—Italy must make war on France and Britain at once. As is usual when Firebrand Farinacci ignites himself, the Italian Government denied all responsibility, cited the repudiated article as "proof of Italian liberty of the press." Although Britain, too,...

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