Foreign News: Prussian Swine

"Swine! Swine! Scared to dissolve! Scared to lose your seat! Scared swine! Scared swine!" chanted Fascist Deputies in the Prussian Diet (State Legislature) last week. Thus they expressed their wish that Dr. Otto Braun, famed Socialist Prime Minister of Prussia, should dissolve the Diet, order an election. The Prussian Fascists knew they would make large electoral gains, because the German Fascists won so heavily in the recent Reichstag poll (TIME, Sept. 22). They called Socialist Braun "swine" and "coward" because he is not simple enough to play into their hands.

Backed by a strong Socialist-Centrist coalition, the Prime Minister stood for being...

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