The Press: Guardian v. Brat

Manhattan's Daily News, which eventually gets a rise out of everyone it hotfoots, last week got a rise out of the usually imperturbable British.

The News did it by declaring editorially: "If [Churchill] and his party don't win this election there is no gratitude in England." In seeming to praise Churchill, the Anglophobic News had a more obvious than devious design: to iterate its moth-eaten theory that Churchill tricked the U.S. into the war. The famed Manchester Guardian saw a chance to spank the brat:

"Once upon a time there was an...

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