SPAIN: A Note on Appeasement

Workers in undernourished, underhoused, underclothed Spain began in January to prepare the Cortes for its greatest Fascist hour. To change the onetime chamber of the Congreso de los Diputados to a hall fit for grandees, the offending red upholstered seats were changed to blue. Marble tables bearing honor rolls of past liberal leaders were removed. Paintings and inscriptions distasteful to the Falange were torn from the walls. The President of the Cortes' dais was raised to befitting Fascist level. Special space was allotted to the junta of the Falange. Carefully, it was...

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