Foreign News: Rothermere on Mussolini

Swift coursing news must be speeded onto paper by a lightning, decisive mind. Necessarily the titans of newspaperdom have been dictators—James Gordon Bennett, Joseph Pulitzer, Viscount Northcliffe. These men had no time, in business moments, for Democracy or its delays. They are dead, but their dynamic Shades must have approved, last week, when that trampler upon Democracy, Signor Benito Mussolini,* was impetuously championed in the London Daily Mail by its owner, Lord Rothermere, brother and successor to the late Lord Northcliffe.

No sooner had Il Duce entertained Harold Sidney Harmsworth, Viscount Rothermere, in...

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