ARGENTINA: We Disapprove

Austere and rigorously decorous, a group of Argentine generals and admirals strode into Buenos Aires pink and peeling Government House. On the desk of horse-loving, horse-faced President Edelmiro Farrell they plunked down a memorandum. Its message: they approved Farrell's promise to hold free elections; they opposed the efforts of Juan Domingo PerĂ³n (Vice President, War Minister and Labor Secretary) to get himself elected President ("We disapprove of proselytizing ... by those holding public office").

Elsewhere, Argentine politicians bitterly attacked the new political parties setup decreed by the Government last week. By its provisions, a Government-appointed electoral court would direct reorganization...

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