The increasingly strange case of Reichsbank President & Economics Minister Dr. Horace Greeley Hjalmar Schacht, who recently laid his resignation before Adolf Hitler (TIME, Sept. 27), significantly pointed up last week the curious fashion in which Nazidom is ruled. Unlike Mussolini, who is a Dictator in the classic sense, the Führer does not so much dictate as preside over a cluster of semiautonomous, mutually-jealous State and Party cliques, intervening chiefly when their affairs have reached a crisis. In his alternately moody or excited fashion Hitler talks with fewer leading men in a...

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