ARGENTINA: Small Potatoes

It is significant that the righteous [in Argentina] use the same word to describe a loose woman and a revolutionary political thinker—"liberal."

The righteous, according to U.S. Author Sax Bradford (The Battle for Buenos Aires), are the wealthy old landowning families who dominate Argentine political affairs, almost always in opposition to the will of the middle-class majority.

Last week the righteous were learning that their newborn revolution bore no prenatal taint of promiscuity, nor was it cursed by any desire to upset political tradition. It was a healthy little revolution; there was no need to tag it "liberal." If there had...

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