WAR IN CHINA: Belated Push

In the gaudy blue & gold dress uniform of a Field Marshal, the owl-eyed Son of Heaven, Hirohito, Emperor of Japan last week addressed his parliament from the Throne. Assembled for an emergency session, the legislators were expected to vote an additional $592,000,000 for a war that has already cost Japan $145,000,000. Said the Emperor:

"Japan is always solicitous to obtain peace in East Asia by means of mutual co-operation and mutual prosperity with China. It is to be regretted that China has failed to understand the true intentions of Japan. China has...

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