IRELAND: President Resigns

Herbert Hoover is a president in the correct sense of the word. No Irishman is. But there is a man called "The President of the Irish Free State." * Last week he had to resign.

President Hoover could be impeached, but short of that neither law nor custom could force him to resign, even if all his pet projects were defeated in Congress a thousand times. Last week in Dublin, however, an adverse majority of only two votes in the Dail Eireanu forced "President Liam T. MacCosgair (William T. Cosgrave) to hand his resignation...

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