Foreign News: Sun for Enlightenment

What China's friends abroad were saying in piecemeal a distinguished Chinese in China said right out loud and comprehensively: the nation of Sun Yat-sen has faltered on its path toward democracy, gone off into some darkly undemocratic byways.

The man who said so was none other than Founder Sun Yat-sen's stocky and genial son, Dr. Sun Fo, liberal president of China's Legislative Yuan. The forum for his denunciation of one-party misrule in China was none other than a meeting of that party—the all-powerful Kuomintang, which regards Dr. Sun Fo as its leading left-winger.

By letting reports of the speech through Chungking's rigid...

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