POLAND: Dictator's Price

Marshal Josef Pilsudski, forthright Dictator to Poles, cheerfully confessed last week that he was paid "about 5,000 zloty [$560]'' for the recent newspaper interview wherein he said (TIME, July 9), "I call . . . the Polish Sejm ... a prostitute," and furnished almost half a column of equally lurid copy.

The money, added the Marshal, has already gone to a pet charity.

Prophets foresaw that statesmen will soon barter their comments for "charity money" as shamelessly as social leaders lie for advertisers.


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